Easy read

Easy read uses simple language and pictures. It can be useful for anyone who finds it hard to read. There are lots of easy read booklets about cancer below.

You can order longer easy read books from our be.Macmillan website.

Living a healthy life

Find booklets to help you stay healthy, including advice on diet, exercise and checking yourself.

Stay healthy (CHANGE, 2016):

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Signs of cancer

Screening for cancer

Find out about screening for bowel, breast and cervical cancer.

Bowel cancer screening

Breast cancer screening

Cervical cancer screening

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Tests for cancer

Being told you have cancer

Cancer types

Living with cancer

Find out about coping with emotions, and practical things like work and your social life.

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Treatment for cancer

Side effects of cancer treatment

End of life

Find out what happens at the end of life and the things you might need to think about.

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We are sorry if you didn't find what you were looking for today. You can request a different topic in audio by emailing us at cancerinformationteam@macmillan.org.uk.

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Coping with cancer and a learning disability

Amanda, who has a learning disability, talks about the problems she had when doctors told her she had cancer.

More videos about cancer and additional disabilities

Coping with cancer and a learning disability

Amanda, who has a learning disability, talks about the problems she had when doctors told her she had cancer.

More videos about cancer and additional disabilities