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

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Prostate Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about prostate cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
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Coping When You Have Cancer - 中文
The booklet is for people who are newly diagnosed or in active treatment for cancer.
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Non-melanoma Skin Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about non-melanoma skin cancer. (Revised: November 2019)
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Testicular Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
This publication gives you introductory information on understanding your diagnosis of testicular cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
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Oral Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about oral cancer. (Revised: November 2016)
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Cervical Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first steps in learning about cervical cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
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Thyroid Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about thyroid cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
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Kidney Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about kidney cancer.
Take the next steps to finding cancer early
This bilingual pocket-sized product encourages you to know what is normal for your body and to see your doctor if you notice any early signs of cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
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Lung Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about lung cancer. (Revised: November 2019)
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Eating Well When You Have Cancer - 中文
This booklet will help you eat well during cancer treatment and recovery. It's written for people with cancer and for caregivers helping with menus, food shopping and preparing meals.
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Pancreatic Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about pancreatic cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
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Ovarian Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about ovarian cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
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Early Stage Kidney Cancer
If you have stage 1, 2 or 3 kidney cancer, this booklet is for you. The information will also help you if you don't know if you have cancer but you're having tests or planning treatment for a tumour on your kidney.
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When your child has cancer
This booklet is for the parents and caregivers of children with cancer, but other members of the family or close friends may also find it helpful.
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Uterine Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
This publication gives you introductory information on understanding your diagnosis of uterine cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
Understanding Prostate Cancer Package, a comprehensive resource for men who have prostate cancer
Understanding Prostate Cancer Package
This package of 4 handouts provides a summary of information about the disease, what a diagnosis means, the treatment options available and the potential side effects of certain treatments.
Fruit and vegetables
Eating Well When You Have Cancer
This booklet will help you eat well during cancer treatment and recovery. It's written for people with cancer and for caregivers helping with menus, food shopping and preparing meals. (Revised: May 2019)