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Patient Information Leaflets for Cancer Services

The Malignancy of Unknown Origin-Multi-Disciplinary Team

This leaflet is about your MDT Team

Malignancy of Unknown Origin (MUO)

Your Specialist Nursing Teams in York & Scarborough


Mobile Chemotherapy Unit

This leaflet provides information about having treatment on the Mobile Chemotherapy Unit (MCU). The MCU is part of our Out-Patient Chemotherapy Service

Chemotherapy and Scalp Cooling

Information if you are considering having scalp cooling whilst receiving chemotherapy.

Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Information about the Lung Clinical Nurse Specialists.


Given with azacitidine or cytarabine for the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)

Skin Cancer

Patient information leaflets for patients, relatives and carers:

Merkel Cell Cancer

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Vitamin D - Advice following a melanoma diagnosis

Wide Local Excision 

Reliable and accurate websites for information and support on your diagnosis:

Melanoma online information and support leaflet

Squamous Cell Carcinoma online information and support leaflet

Macmillan Cancer Support Information

Macmillan have lots of useful information on their website.

Here is a link to the Macmillan main information page with links to their booklets and audio CDs

Here is a link to Macmillan information videos with British Sign Language (BSL) and videos with captions

For more information please visit our cancer services pages

Breast Care Services

Breast Care Specialist Nursing:

Information for patients with primary breast cancer

Information for patients with secondary breast cancer

Breast Care Specialist Nursing Service - Information for patients after treatment for breast cancer

Breast Surgery

Discharge information for patients, relatives and carers

The Breast Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)

Information about the MDT

Bisphosphonate use in patients with breast cancer

Information for patients, relatives and carers

Ductal Carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Follow-up information for patients

Micro-pigmentation to the nipple/areola

Information for patients, relatives and carers

Taking Tamoxifen and other hormonal treatments after breast cancer - mixed feelings?

Information for patients, relatives and carers

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