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About your radiation treatment: Answers to common questions   English
Abstract: This handout answers some of the questions patients may have about their radiation treatment at University of Washington Medical Center.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 6/2015
Brain tumors   English
Abstract: Discusses brain tumor types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment including surgery, radiation therapy, radiosurgery, and chemotherapy. Addresses living with a brain tumor including how one might be affected in mobility, fatigue, and cognitive deficits. Suggests obtaining help from UWMC's Brain Injury Program or from family and friends. Discusses types of seizures that may occur, safety measures, and first aid during a seizure. Provides UW resources and community organizations including websites.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 10/2006
Breast and ovarian cancer: Screening and detection   English
Abstract: This handout details the early warning signs of breast and ovarian cancer. It also covers screening and detection and lists related resources.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 5/2009
Breast cancer chemoprevention   English
Abstract: This handout describes breast cancer prevention through health lifestyle habits, prophylactic surgery, and chemoprevention. Research studies are described and resources are listed.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 5/2009
Lifestyle changes to reduce risk of breast and ovarian cancer   English
Abstract: This handout describes how making healthy lifestyle changes can reduce chances of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. It discusses how exercise, diet, alcohol use, and stress can affect cancer risk.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 5/2009
Patient and family guide: Units 7-Northeast, 7-Southeast, and 8-Northeast   English
Abstract: This guide describes the services and facilities that University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients and families may use while at UWMC. Topics such as "Your Health Care Team," "About the Cancer Care Units" and "Patient, Family and Visitor Facilities" are covered.
Author: 7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Centered Care
Revised Date: 2/2009
Patient discharge instructions: After high dose rate vaginal brachytherapy   English
Abstract: This handout details care instructions to follow after receiving high dose rate vaginal brachytherapy.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 9/2004
Prevent the spread of infection: For visiting oncology patients in isolation   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: This flyer details the infection control precautions to follow when visiting oncology patients in isolation.
Author: Oncology/7SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Oncology/7SE
Revised Date: 6/2006
Radiation to the breast: What to expect before, during, and after treatment   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes radiation treatment for breast cancer. It includes what to expect and how to handle side effects, physical changes, and emotional responses.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 12/2016
Radiation Treatment Care Team: Information about your radiation treatment and your care team   English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout details what patients need to know when receiving treatment at UWMC Cancer Center. It covers information about the Care Team and whom to call with questions and concerns.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 5/2000
Radiation treatment in children: Information for families   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure explains details about radiation treatment in children, from what will happen to who will provide care.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 8/2009
Sedation for your radiation treatment   English
Abstract: This handout details how to prepare for and what to expect from sedation for radiation therapy, which is needed for some complex radiation treatment.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 12/2004
Surgery to reduce risk of breast or ovarian cancer   English
Abstract: This handout explains preventive surgery to reduce the risk of breast or ovarian cancer, for women who are at high risk for these health concerns. It emphasizes that this is not urgent surgery, and that there are other options for preventing cancer and catching it early.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 5/2009
Tandem and ring or tandem and ovoid HDR brachytherapy   English
Abstract: Tandem and ovoid or tandem and ring HDR are methods of delivering a high dose of radiation to the uterus, cervix, or vagina. This handout explains the treatment, how to prepare for it, and what to expect afterwards.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 3/2008
Tips to minimize taste changes   English
Abstract: This handout describes the taste changes some cancer patients experience, often from treatment. Tips are offered to help adapt to these changes.
Author: Cancer Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center
Revised Date: 7/2005
Vaginal dilator: Radiation Oncology   English
Abstract: This flyer gives instructions for using a vaginal dilator, which is used to help prevent narrowing of the vagina after radiation treatment.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 2/2012
Your neuro-oncology team   English
Abstract: This handout provides contact information for the Radiation Oncology Clinic, the Neuro-Oncology Clinic, and the Neurosurgery Clinic at UWMC. Spaces are provided for filling in the names of the patient's personal neuro-oncology team.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 9/2007
Your radiation treatment: Information for patients and families   Chinese English
Abstract: This handout gives details about UWMC's Cancer Center, members of the radiation care team, and what to expect during a consult, nurse visit, treatment planning visit, and radiation treatments. Includes contact information for questions and concerns, and symptoms that require a call to the radiation nurse.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 5/2015
 
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