Type of Cancer:
There is a considerable amount of information available on cancer and its treatments. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us, either by calling the telephone Helpline or, better still, dropping in.
Some useful sources of information include:
Provides support and information to women with breast cancer and other breast problems. This service is also available to families, partners and friends.
National charity providing information and support for people affected by breast cancer. Supporting research and education.
Offers free support, information and complementary therapies to anyone affected by breast cancer.
A national charity providign support and information to people with lymphoedema. Produces a range of factsheets and a quarterly newsletter. Has information on local lymphoedema specialists.
Support Group meets in the Postgraduate Centre at Mount Vernon Hospital on third Wednesday of each month (7.00 - 9.00pm).
> Details of other support groups
The LJMC publishes a wide range of leaflets on many aspects of breast cancer and its treatments. The Patient Information Series is available in A5 booklet format from your healthcare team and from the LJMC.
Printable versions of some publications are available below.
Please select the most appropriate format for your printer:
Leaflets will open in PDF format.
For single-sided printing
For double-sided printing
|PI 07||Syringe Drivers||02/07|
|PI 11||Skin Care during and after Radiotherapy||05/10|
|PI 10||Radiotherapy to the Breast||
Physiotherapy following Breast Surgery and/or Reconstruction
This leaflet should only be given to patients by a physiotherapist
|PI 22||Neutropenia||06/07 (08/07)|
Last updated: December 20, 2012
Further information about breast cancer and its treatments may be found on the IPS: