Resources in the cancer information hub

You are welcome to help yourself to resources found in the Information Hub, based in Barnwood. If you want to borrow any item and you are not at Barnwood, please contact us at CancerSupport@edfenergy.com we can then send the item(s) to you.

 

Books

Mindfulness by Mark Williams and Danny Penman

This is an inspiring programme for anyone who caring about his or her own health and sanity. (Jon Kabat-Zinn) Peace can't be achieved in the outside world unless we have peace on the inside. Mark Williams and Danny Penman's book gives us this peace (Goldie Hawn).

Donated by: Gail Harwood 

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Everything Changes: The Insider's Guide to Cancer in your 20s and 30s by Kairol Rosenthal

Rosenthal’s text is part guidebook, part true confessions (including her own), as she segues between intimate conversations and sound advice on topics ranging from dating and parenting to working the health–care system and coping with pain.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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How to Help your Friend with Cancer by Colleen Dolan Fullbright

Have you wondered how to support someone with cancer? You may be afraid that you will say or do the wrong thing. How to Help Your Friend with Cancer will provide the guidance you need to be the best friend you can be, every step along the way.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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Smiling in the Darkness by Isobel Bradley

Smiling in the Darkness is the story of the persevering spirit of a woman in her courageous struggle against cancer. Isobel Bradley’s journey is one that will inspire us all to appreciate and embrace the greatest gift of all, the gift of life.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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The Cancer Survivor's Companion by Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins

Coping with life after cancer can be tough. The idea that the end of successful treatment brings relief and peace just isn't true for countless survivors. Many feel unexpectedly alone, worried and adrift. You're supposed to be getting your life 'back on track' but your life has changed. You have changed.

Donated by The Barnwood Trust

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Anni's Cancer Companion: An A-Z of Treatments therapies and healing by Anni Matthews

Of huge practical help to anyone diagnosed with cancer and those who care for them, this book is a one-stop guide to making sense and use of the orthodox treatments, complementary therapies, and psychological, spiritual and holistic options available.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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Coping with Breast Cancer by Dr Terry Priestman

Honorary Clinical Oncologist Dr Terry Priestman, author of Sheldon best-seller Coping with Chemotherapy, returns with Coping with Breast Cancer to dispel the myths surrounding this common disease. With reliable information and an optimistic approach about every stage from symptoms, through diagnosis to rehabilitation, this book is the essential read for suffers, their families and anyone else affected by the disease. Coming to terms with a diagnosis of breast.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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Living and thriving with Head and Neck Cancer by Christopher M Lee

As a patient handbook, it contains easy-to-read guidance on risk factors, diagnosis, treatments, nutritional supports, and emotional counselling. Cancers of the head and neck affect patients in a variety of ways and perhaps more than any other group of patients require a team of physicians and health care providers to assist on this path of treatment.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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Zest for Life - The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer diet by Conner Middelmann-Whitney

Zest for Life, the first anti-cancer health book with recipes based on the traditional Mediterranean diet (new international edition), provides all the guidance and practical advice you need to prepare delicious, easy and affordable meals to boost your defences against cancer.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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Anti-Cancer Smoothies Healing with Superfoods by Linda H. Harris

The Anti-Cancer Smoothies in this book are made of healthy and tasty vegetables, fruits, spices and herbs that are known to fight cancer. These superfoods provide antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and fibre that will boost your immune system, detox your body and help you beat cancer.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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The Anti-Cancer Diet: Healing with Superfoods by Linda H. Harris

Eating a healthy diet is important for everyone, but especially those who are battling cancer. Cancer is notorious for sapping the strength and nutrition out of a person's body. Treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy have harsh side effects, including fatigue and lack of appetite.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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A Whole New Me: Getting to Bottom of Bowel Cancer by Debra Walz

Come with me on a journey to self-love, self-esteem, and self-healing. I share my experiences with you as a survivor of bowel cancer. I will lead you along my journey from crappy to happy, allow you to feel the multitude of emotions associated with recovery, and share insights into my holistic approach to the wonderful and fulfilling life I now live.

Donated by: The Barnwood Trust

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CDs

The Cancer Guide by Macmillan

What to expect when you’re affected by cancer.

Donated by: Macmillan

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How are you Feeling? by Macmillan

The emotional effects of cancer.

Donated by: Macmillan

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Cancer, You and You’re Partner by Macmillan

This CD aims to help you with any issues you and your partner may have during your cancer journey.

Donated by: Macmillan

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