Publications

Our publications provide reliable information in plain language on a range of topics, such as understanding your cancer diagnosis, types of cancer treatments, ways to reduce your cancer risk and living with cancer.

All publications are available in English and French and some are also available in Chinese. Publications are available online or you can order copies through our Cancer Information Helpline at 1-888-939-3333 (toll-free) or info@cancer.ca.

Our publications

A brochure called Life after Cancer Treatment
Life after cancer treatment
This booklet will help you prepare for life after cancer treatment – what some people call “the new normal.” (Revised May 2019)
Sex Intimacy and Cancer
This booklet can help people with cancer understand and deal with the ways that cancer and its treatment may affect their sexuality. Sexual partners may also find it helpful. (Revised: May 2019)
Older woman sitting up in bed taking medication
Chemotherapy and Other Drug Therapies - 中文
This booklet was written to help you understand the different kinds of drug therapies used to treat cancer. Drug therapies – or treatments – include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and targeted therapy.
Older woman sitting up in bed taking medication
Chemotherapy and Other Drug Therapies
This booklet was written to help you understand the different kinds of drug therapies used to treat cancer. Drug therapies – or treatments – include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and targeted therapy. (Revised: May 2019)
Sex Intimacy and Cancer - 中文
This booklet can help people with cancer understand and deal with the ways that cancer and its treatment may affect their sexuality. Sexual partners may also find it helpful. (Revised: May 2019)
Questions to ask when you have cancer
This booklet will help you in treatment keep track of important information such as test results, treatment cycles and side effects to report. It also suggests some questions to ask the healthcare team. (Revised: July 2019)
Questions to ask when you have cancer - 中文
This booklet will help you in treatment keep track of important information such as test results, treatment cycles and side effects to report. It also suggests some questions to ask the healthcare team. (Revised: July 2019)
It's My Life! Stop Cancer Before it Starts
This poster promotes our interactive cancer prevention tool that educates Canadians about cancer prevention and empowers them to make lifestyle changes that could reduce their risk of cancer.
Elderly man
Bladder Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about bladder cancer.
A man looking at the camera
Bone Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about bone cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
A man and woman sitting in the woods wearing warm clothing
Brain Tumours: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about primary malignant brain tumours (cancer that starts in the brain).
An older woman and a younger woman looking at the camera
Breast Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis - 中文
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first steps in learning about breast cancer.
An older woman and a younger woman looking at the camera
Breast cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first steps in learning about breast cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
Understanding Treatment for Breast Cancer
This booklet was written to help you understand the different ways to treat breast cancer with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and targeted therapy. (Revised: July 2019)
Cover of Should I get screened for prostate cancer? available to download.
Should I get screened for prostate cancer?
What you should know about the PSA test
Man sitting outside looking off into the distance
Coping When You Have Cancer
The booklet is for people who are newly diagnosed or in active treatment for cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
Cover of Your Prostate Cancer Playbook available to download.
Your Prostate Cancer Playbook
This workbook has been designed to help men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer sort through some of their most important questions and better understand and plan for what lies ahead with treatment.
An older man sitting in a chair reading the newspaper
Prostate Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis - 中文
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about prostate cancer. (Revised: July 2019)