Downloadable Resources

Patient Information


Our downloadable leaflets and booklets are for everybody affected by mesothelioma. They complement the support given by our nurses. Our website also has lots of additional information including looking after yourself and understanding clinical trials.

Downloadable information about:

Mesothelioma   |   Asbestos   |   Benefits   |   Legal Advice   |   Armed Forces

Mesothelioma UK Charity

If you would like to discuss any of this information with a nurse, please call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 169 2409.   

Our information is accredited by the PIF TICK the UK quality mark for trustworthy health information. If you have any suggestions or comments about our patient information please contact

You can read all the information online here, download them to read later, or if you would like a hard copy you can request one here.



Mesothelioma: A Guide to this Asbestos Cancer

Pleural Effusion



Surgery for Pleural Mesothelioma

(under review*)

Indwelling Pleural Catheter

Local Anaesthetic Thoracoscopy


Percutaneous Cordotomy


Mesothelioma of the testicle

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma and Diet

Thinking Ahead: Preparing for end of life

Best Supportive Care


How new cancer drugs are made available in the NHS

Chemotherapy for Mesothelioma

Multicystic Mesothelioma

Our website has lots more information, including more about diagnosis, and a care passport to record useful information such as medication and appointments.

We are currently updating our health advice content on surgery. If you have any questions regarding this topic please talk to your healthcare team or call our support line on 0800 169 2409.


Asbestos Exposure and Health Risks

Find out more information about asbestos here.


Looking for something? We’ve recently reviewed our benefits information and condensed it into two key titles. They cover frequently asked questions and what you need to know when starting to think about benefits. We recommend that you also speak to one of our benefits advisors to receive 1:1 advice.

Find out more here or call freephone 0800 169 2409. 

Mesothelioma and Benefits

Mesothelioma and Travel

Mesothelioma UK Legal Panel

Mesothelioma and compensation

Lawndal a Mesothelioma (Welsh)

(Mesothelioma and Compensation)

Mesothelioma and the coroner’s role

Request your free legacy guide

Our guide shows how to leave a gift in your will, what your gift does and how to access free wills.

Request your free guide

Armed Forces

Asbestos and mesothelioma

Being diagnosed with mesothelioma

Benefits and compensation

Mesothelioma UK Charity

Mesothelioma UK

You can read all the information online here, download them to read later, or if you would like a hard copy you can request one here.

Mesothelioma UK is accredited by the Patient Information Forum (PIF). The PIF TICK is the UK-wide quality mark for health information. For more information click here.