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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Colorectal Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first steps in learning about colorectal cancer. (Revised: July 2019)
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Stomach Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about stomach cancer. (Revised: November 2016)
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Laryngeal Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about laryngeal cancer. (Revised November 2019)
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Esophageal Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about esophageal cancer. (Revised: November 2019)
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Taking care of you the caregiver: Helping Provide Support
This resource is designed to help the caregiver better understand how they can support their family member or friend as they face prostate cancer.
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Clinical Trials
The brochure is for people making decisions about cancer treatment. You may be thinking about a clinical trial but need to know more before you decide. (Revised: May 2019)
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Clinical Trials - 中文
The brochure is for people making decisions about cancer treatment. You may be thinking about a clinical trial but need to know more before you decide. (Revised: May 2019)
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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (Revised: May 2019)
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Mesothelioma: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about Mesothelioma. (Revised: May 2019)

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Melanoma: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about Melanoma.
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Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first steps in learning about liver cancer.
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Multiple Myeloma: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about multiple myeloma. (Revised: May 2019)
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Hodgkin Lymphoma: Understanding your diagnosis
The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about Hodgkin lymphoma. (Revised May 2019)
Leukemia: Understanding your diagnosis

The introductory information in this brochure can help you and your family take the first step in learning about leukemia. (Revised May 2019)
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We're here to help
This brochure provides an overview of some of the services that the Canadian Cancer Society provides for people diagnosed with cancer.
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My Journey Series
The My Journey series includes two booklets for Inuit living with cancer. Book 1 has information about cancer, and Book 2 has space to write about your personal cancer journey. These booklets are also available in 3 regional dialects of Inuktitut.