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Breast cancer information

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) information

Our Breast Cancer Patient Information Group produces leaflets relating to breast cancer: Here are two general information leaflets. For more information click on the links to the left of this page.

The breast care nursing team (key workers

Your multidisciplinary team (MDT) for breast cancer

Leaflets relevant to your care will be given to you at the appropriate time, giving you the chance to discuss them with your healthcare team.       

Please be aware that even if you have been diagnosed with breast cancer not all of the leaflets will be relevant to your care.

More information about the Breast Care Centre at Glenfield Hospital can be found by clicking on the link below:

Breast Care Centre

General information

Click on the coloured text links below for general information which may be of help:

Tests and investigations

Click on the above link to see if there is any online UHL information on the tests and investigations you may require. Use the search box to find out.

Chemotherapy and other drug therapies

UHL and other information about chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy (including immunotherapy) and other drug therapies.  Please note that not all therapies are suitable for all types of cancer.


UHL and other information about radiotherapy treatment. This includes the leaflet "Having radiotherapy for breast cancer".  Please note that radiotherapy is not suitable for all types of cancer.

Eating, appetite or taste

Local and other information that you may find useful if you have eating problems as a result of your cancer or its treatment.

Support groups

For details of local breast cancer support groups and a list of general cancer support groups in the local area please click on the heading above.

Further information

If you would like more information, including copies of any of the above leaflets or details of how to contact a nurse specialist, please contact the Cancer Information Centre.   Alternatively, click on the heading above for details of other organisations that may be able to help you.

Breast cancer information in languages other than English

If your preferred language is not English please click on the heading above to find out if there is any relevant information available.

Further information in languages other than English

To find out if there is any other information about cancer, cancer treatments and living with cancer available in your preferred language, please click on the heading above, or contact the Cancer Information Centre.

This page last reviewed:30/08/23