Resources and information
Choosing good information sources is really important. There is so much poorly evidenced information available online that can be incorrect and misleading. Please see below for recommended reputable sources.
Information from Macmillan Advice and Guidance Service (MAGS)
The Macmillan Advice and Guidance Service (MAGS) offer a wide range of free approved information in different formats, such as leaflets, DVDs and guided internet access. These resources include information and support on the following:
- All cancers, their treatments and effects
- Financial, social and practical issues
- How cancer affects your life and how to cope with changes
- Complementary therapies and how to access them
- Cancer and support services within the Trust
- Local support groups
- Cancer prevention and healthy lifestyles.
Other information sources
NHS website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/cancer
Cancer Research UK: www.cancerresearchuk.org
Cancer Wellbeing London: www.cancerwellbeinglondon.nhs.uk
We recommend the apps below to help you with mindfulness and breathing techniques. Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing and reduce anxiety and stress associated with cancer.
- Stop Panic & Anxiety
- Stop, Breathe & Think
- Untire (cancer related fatigue)
- Velindre Mindfulness
- Manage My Fatigue
See all apps recommended by the NHS to manage your health and wellbeing in the NHS Apps Library. Many of the apps are free of charge.