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.

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Our publications

A cartoon graphic of an outdoor trail with icons along it showing ways to reduce cancer risk
It's My Life! Stop cancer before it starts
This poster promotes our interactive tool that educates Canadians about cancer prevention and empowers them to make lifestyle changes that could reduce their risk of cancer.
Three women standing next to each other and exercising with dumbbells
Exercises after breast surgery
This booklet provides a series of exercises to do after breast cancer surgery.
A woman is being shown a chart by her doctor
Radiation Therapy: A guide for people with cancer
This booklet was written for people who’ve been diagnosed with cancer and are about to start radiation therapy.
A brochure called Life after Cancer Treatment
Life after cancer treatment
This booklet will help you prepare for life after cancer treatment – what some people call “the new normal.” 
Two women sit with their backs to the viewer, one has her arms wrapped around the other
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.
My Journey booklet cover page
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.
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Coping When You Have Cancer
The booklet is for people who are newly diagnosed or in active treatment for cancer.
Take the Next Steps to Finding Cancer Early is written on a blue background
Take the next steps to finding cancer early
This bilingual pocket-sized product encourages you to know what is normal for your body and to see your doctor if you notice any early signs of cancer. 
A male teenager is wearing headphones while sitting with his hand on his chin.
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.
Three images each showing a patient speaking with their doctor
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. 
A brochure called Listen First: And 9 other ways to support someone with cancer
Listen First: And 9 other ways to support someone with cancer
This brochure offers a checklist of ideas and ways to support someone with cancer.
Older woman sitting up in bed taking medication
Chemotherapy and Other Drug Therapies
This booklet was written to help you understand the different kinds of drug therapies used to treat cancer. Drug therapies – or treatments – include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and targeted therapy. 
Cover of Should I get screened for prostate cancer? available to download.
Should I get screened for prostate cancer?
What you should know about the PSA test
A woman with cancer talking to a man and a woman who are wearing lab coats
Clinical Trials
The brochure is for people making decisions about cancer treatment. You may be thinking about a clinical trial but need to know more before you decide. 
A sun safety activity for kids
Fortune Teller: A fun resource for primary school age children
This resource provides general information for primary school age children on healthy sun-safe lifestyles and risk reduction, not skin cancer. Instruction for assembly of the resource is included.