Easy read cancer information

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, 2014):


Signs of cancer

Read about the symptoms of different cancers and how to check yourself.


Breast cancer

Cervical cancer

Prostate cancer

Testicular cancer


Screening for cancer

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

Bowel cancer screening

Breast cancer screening

Cervical cancer screening


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.


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.


Can't find what you need?

You can try our Directory of Information Materials.

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.

Could you answer a few questions about our easy read booklets?

We are trying to find out how we can improve them. Please email us at cancerinformationteam@macmillan.org.uk so we can send you a very short survey.