Health Information by category Cancer

Being told they have cancer is something most people worry about at one time or another. This section covers every type of cancer individually, for example breast cancer, prostate cancer, bowel cancer. It also explains what cancer is, the types of screening that are available for cancer, how cancer is diagnosed and the treatments that are available. If you are worrying that you might have cancer (“Are my symptoms serious?” or “What is the lump I can feel?”) you can find relevant information here in our doctor-authored leaflets.

Acute Lymphoblastic LeukaemiaAcute Myeloid Leukaemia
Bladder CancerBone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration
Bowel (Colorectal) CancerBrain Cancer and Brain Tumours
Breast CancerBreast Cancer - Hereditary Factors
Breast ScreeningCA125 Blood Test
Cancer - A General OverviewCancer - Staging and Grading
Cancer - What is Cancer?Cancer of the Penis
Cervical CancerChemotherapy with Cytotoxic Medicines
Childhood LeukaemiasChildren's Cancers
Chronic Myeloid LeukaemiaDry Mouth
End of Life CareHodgkin's Lymphoma
Hydatidiform MoleKidney Cancer
Laryngeal (Throat) CancerLeukaemia - A General Overview
Leukaemia - Chronic LymphocyticLung Cancer
Malignant Skin UlcersMesothelioma
Mouth (Oral) CancerMouth Care
NeuroblastomaNon-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oesophageal CancerOral Steroids
Ovarian CancerOvarian Cancer Symptoms Diary
Pancreatic CancerPleural Effusion
Preventing Skin CancerPrimary Bone Cancer
Primary Liver CancerProstate Cancer
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) TestRadiotherapy
Screening for Bowel (Colorectal) CancerSkin Cancer - An Overview
Skin Cancer - MelanomaSkin Cancer - Non-melanoma
Stem Cell TransplantStomach (Gastric) Cancer
Strong Painkillers (Opioids)Testicular Cancer
Thyroid CancerUterine (Endometrial) Cancer
Vulval CancerWhat Causes Cancer?
Wilms' Tumour