Easy read

We have a range of easy read booklets. These use simple language and pictures. They can be useful for anyone who finds it hard to read. You can read or order the booklets using the links below. You can also see easy read information about cancer produced by other organisations.

What is cancer?

Living a healthy life

Signs of cancer

Screening for cancer

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

Breast cancer screening

Cervical cancer screening


Tests for cancer

Being told you have cancer

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.


After someone dies

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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.