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. 

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Most of our cancer-related leaflets are accredited with the Information Standard, which ensures that they are clear, accurate, balanced, evidence-based and up to date. These leaflets have the Information Standard logo on the back.

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

Intrauterine brachytherapy

Description:
This leaflet gives information about what intrauterine brachyhterapy is, the risks and benefits, and what you can expect when you get to hospital.

Lymphoedema clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the lymphoedema clinic that is linked to cancer services provided at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC)

Description:
Information leaflet on malignant spinal cord compression, a condition that affects the spine of some people with cancer

Melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology and tells you how to contact some of the people who may be caring for you.

MIBG (meta-iodobenzylguanidine) therapy

Description:
This aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about mIBG therapy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.

Mouth care during and after systemic (drug) cancer treatment

Description:
This leaflet contains information and advice about how drug cancer treatments might affect your mouth.

Need to talk? A specialist psychological support service for people with cancer, their family and close friends

Description:
This booklet tells you about the specialist psychological support service and how it can help you, your family and/or close friends following a cancer diagnosis.

Nipple-areola tattooing

Description:
This leaflet explains more about nipple-areola tattooing (micro-pigmentation), including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to the hospital.

Obtaining a nebuliser

Description:
This leaflet explains how to obtain a nebuliser to manage increased secretions.

Open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection

Description:
This leaflet explains more about an open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND), including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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To view all of Guy's and St Thomas' patient information leaflets, visit the patients and visitors section.