The Cancer Society has an excellent free lending library with books, videos DVDs and CDs on cancer and its treatment. If access to the library is difficult books can be sent to you by courier.

Library books are available in the following categories:

  • After Cancer
  • Bowel
  • Brain Tumour
  • Breast
  • Children’s books
  • Complementary/Alternative
  • End of Life
  • Grief and Loss
  • Living with Cancer/Wellness
  • Lung
  • Lymphomas, Leukaemias, Bone-Marrow
  • Nutrition
  • Parents, Family, Friends,
  • Prostate
  • Sexuality
  • Understanding Cancer
  • Women
  • Reference

Contact Us for the latest books in the library

Suggested Web Sites

For general cancer information we suggest you start with this list:


The Cancer Council Victoria

The Cancer Council New South Wales

National Cancer Institute

American Cancer Society

The Cancer Information Service at the Cancer Society, Wellington Division has compiled this list of web sites to help guide you in your search for information about your cancer.

We believe that the sites listed provide up-to-date, credible information but note that the information is general in nature and should not replace a medical consultation. Only your doctor can give you specific information about your cancer.

Opinions expressed on the web sites listed may not be the opinion of the Cancer Society of NZ, Wellington Division.