We work with our partners, locally and nationally, to source patient information about cancer in a range of languages; information in Easy read for people with learning disabilities; and resources for British Sign Language users.

This is not an exhaustive list and we will continue to add to it. If you have any suggestions for useful patient leaflets for this list, then please email rsch.sscaadmin@nhs.net.

Macmillan Cancer Support produces a range of information in languages other than English, and offers an interpreter service for its Macmillan Support Line. Resources include: cancer and coronavirus, signs and symptoms of cancer, types of cancer, treatment of cancer, living with cancer and end of life. Languages are available in Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Chinese, Polish, Romanian and Welsh including English - Cancer information in your language - Macmillan Cancer Support.

Using your Bowel Cancer Screening Kit is a range of NHS subtitled videos available on Vimeo. The short animation explains how to use your bowel cancer screening kit. Subtitles are available in English, as well as Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Farsi, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. A British Sign Language version is also available.

Translations of the invitation leaflet and the colonoscopy leaflet for bowel cancer screening are available in: Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Urdu.

Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance has also had the bowel cancer screening information leaflet and the colonoscopy leaflet translated into Nepali. You can find them here:

Bowel cancer screening - helping you decide/Nepali

Bowel cancer screening - having a colonoscopy/Nepali

Cervical Screening – Helping You Decide are translated leaflets available from Public Health England. The leaflets are available to download in the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, English, Gurati, French, Polish, Portugese, Punjabi and Urdu.

Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance has also translated this leaflet into Nepali. You can find it here: Cervical screening invitation - helping you decide/Nepali 

Ovarian cancer translated materials - Support in other languages | Ovacome – includes Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu, Polish and Arabic

Prostate Cancer UK has put together a list of publications about prostate cancer that have been translated into non-English languages. It includes: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian Russian, Urdu, Welsh, as well as English. Prostate Cancer UK Information in other languages.