Lung cancer booklets

We offer a wide range of lung cancer information booklets so everyone affected can understand the disease and their own diagnosis.

Our lung cancer information covers all aspects, from advice on living with lung cancer to treatments such as chemotherapy and understanding what lung cancer is. The information will help you from the time you are diagnosed, as well as supporting you through and after any treatment.

We work with lung cancer experts and others affected by the disease so it is as relevant, accurate and easy to understand.

You can download a digital copy of all our booklets by clicking on the links below. You can also order a copy to be sent to you by calling 0333 323 7200 option 2 (UK only) or emailing info@roycastle.org.

If you are a healthcare professional and want to order multiple copies of our information, please click here.

Managing your lung cancer diagnosis

If you or someone you care for has just been diagnosed with lung cancer,
then it’s almost certain that you’ll have a lot of questions. This booklets aims to help you make positive informed choices about your care and treatment.

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Managing lung cancer symptoms

You may experience many different symptoms when you are living with lung cancer. This booklet provides information about the different types of symptoms as well as giving you practical help and advice about how to manage them and reduce the impact on your quality of life.

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Genomic testing in lung cancer

A guide for people with lung cancer and their loved ones, exploring genomic testing in lung cancer and how to understand treatment plans.

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Living with lung cancer

Offering practical information about money to advice about eating well and exercising, our Living with lung cancer booklet aims to help you make the most of your health and wellbeing and how to get on with life during or after treatment for lung cancer.

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Understanding Small Cell Lung Cancer

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with small cell lung cancer, this booklet can offer some much needed clarity. From understanding the disease itself to potential treatment options, our free booklet can help you make sense of your diagnosis and make positive, informed decisions about your care and treatment.

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Understanding lung cancer and brain metastases

Being told your cancer has spread to your brain is devastating and you are bound to have a lot of questions. Our Understanding Brain Metastases booklet is designed to help better understand your diagnosis as well explaining as the potential treatment options, including surgery, radiotherapy and targeted treatments.

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Understanding lung cancer and bone metastases

If your cancer has spread to your bones, you may be experiencing pain or need to have a different type of treatment. Our dedicated bone metastases booklet provides information about the condition as well as ways to manage pain, reduce symptoms and potential treatment options.

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Travelling with lung cancer

We all love going on holiday and, when you have lung cancer, going way can provide some much needed respite. Our travelling with lung cancer booklet looks to answer all your travel-related questions – from organising your medication to finding travel insurance.

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“If you’ve got any worries and you’ve got someone you love who’s got lung cancer, the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation booklets and info are very helpful, Thank you!”

Katie, looking after her mum who has lung cancer.

Lung cancer surgery

The prospect of surgery for lung cancer may seem daunting, but having the right knowledge beforehand can alleviate any concerns you may have. Our Lung Surgery booklet can answer any questions you may have and provides an insight as to what to expect.

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Chemotherapy for lung cancer

Our Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer booklet is your complete guide to this treatment. , It explains why chemotherapy is prescribed, how it works and what to expect before, during and after treatment.

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Radiotherapy for lung cancer

Radiotherapy for lung cancer

From understanding radiotherapy for both small cell and non-small cell lung cancers to managing short and long term side effects of the treatment, our radiotherapy booklets has everything you need to know ahead of starting your treatment.

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Mutation driven lung cancer and its treatment

Mutation driven lung cancer is a type of lung cancer that is treated with targeted therapy. This treatment stops the chemical process that allows cancer cells to grow. This booklet explains the different types of gene mutations, including ALK+ and EGFR+ lung cancer, the therapies available and managing potential side effects.

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Immunotherapy for lung cancer

Immunotherapy is a relatively new treatment for lung cancer so you will likely have a lot of questions about it. Our immunotherapy booklet takes a close look at how this treatment works, what it entails and what happens after the treatment ends.

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