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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Pain Relief: A guide for people with cancer - 中文

This booklet was written to help people with cancer understand cancer pain. (Revised: May 2019)
A couple holding each other
Pain Relief: A guide for people with cancer
This booklet was written to help people with cancer understand cancer pain. (Revised: May 2019)
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Advanced Cancer
This booklet is for people who have been diagnosed with advanced cancer and their caregivers. It offers practical information and support to help you get started in caring for yourself and each other as you learn to live with advanced cancer. (Revised February 2017).
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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Coping When You Have Cancer
The booklet is for people who are newly diagnosed or in active treatment for cancer. (Revised: May 2019)
Man sitting outside looking off into the distance
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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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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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.