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

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)
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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.
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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)
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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).
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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.
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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)
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Coping When You Have Cancer
The booklet is for people who are newly diagnosed or in active treatment for cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
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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)
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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.