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Cancer patient information leaflets

 

Cancer

This page lists our cancer patient leaflets by title. Use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you. 

To view all of Guy's and St Thomas' patient information leaflets, visit the patients and visitors section.

Physical activity after your cancer diagnosis

Description:
Why and how you can be active during and after your cancer treatment, including exercises and guidance on how to do them safely.

Plastic surgery - revision surgery for breast cancer

Description:
This leaflet explains what revision surgery is, and what options are available to you after your first reconstruction surgery.

Prostate cancer clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about your appointment in the prostate cancer clinic, including who you will see and what to expect.

Radiotherapy - General information

Description:
This information sheet is a general guide to radiotherapy. The treatment and side-effects you have from radiotherapy will vary depending on which part of your body you are having treated.

Radiotherapy - How will I feel afterwards? (easy read)

Description:
This leaflet tells you about the side effects of having radiotherapy treatment. It is written in simple, short sentences, with pictures to guide you.

Radiotherapy - Information about radiotherapy (easy read)

Description:
This leaflet tells you about what will happen when you come into hospital for radiotherapy. It is written in simple, short sentences, with pictures to guide you.

Research Biobanking

Description:
This leaflet is about helping research for a better diagnosis and treatment for patients.

Thymoma and thymic carcinoma

Description:
This leaflet is about thymoma and thymic carcinoma. It explains the different treatments and what to expect when you come to hospital. If you have any questions, please ask a member of staff caring for you.

Upper GI team

Description:
This leaflet will provide you with information about the Cancer Centre, our team and the services available for treating cancer.

Urgent assessment in head and neck

Description:
This leaflet will answer some of your questions about why you have been sent to us for an urgent assessment, and what the tests might involve.
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More information for patients

To view all of Guy's and St Thomas' patient information leaflets, visit the patients and visitors section.