Patient booklets

The Christie produces a range of patient information that covers various aspects of cancer and cancer treatments.

Booklets are free to patients coming to The Christie and are available from the cancer information centre (department 3). The centre offers a confidential service for anyone affected by cancer. Please call in or contact us by telephone on 0161 446 8100.

We also offer a number of chemotherapy information sheets about individual chemotherapy treatments.

Or find it alphabetically:

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Lidocaine 5% plaster (Versatis® medicated plaster) [PDF file - 115Kb]

Supportive care: specialist medicines

This leaflet provides information on a medicine called lidocaine which is used to treat pain in palliative care and supportive care patients. It is offered as a guide to you and your family. The possible benefits of treatment vary; your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist will be happy to answer any questions you have about your treatment.

Low Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm (LAMN II)

A low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm is a growth found in your appendix. If this pushes through the appendix wall, this is called a LAMN II. We offer a specialised operation called cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

 

Lymphoma clinical nurse specialist service [PDF file - 104KB]

Read about the services that the lymphoma clinical nurse specialists offer, and who your lymphoma clinical nurse specialists are.

Linogram

This leaflet tells you about the procedure known as a linogram. It explains what is involved and what the benefits and risks are. It may make you think of things you would like to discuss with your doctor.

Loopogram

This leaflet tells you about the procedure known as a loopogram. It explains what is involved and what the benefits and risks are. It may make you think of things you would like to discuss with your doctor.