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16 Item(s) found for:  Alvord Brain Tumor Center 

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After your gamma knife treatment: Self-care   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow after your gamma knife treatment at Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 8/2016
After your neurovascular angiogram: Self-care   English
Abstract: This handout gives important self-care instructions to follow after a neurovascular angiogram. It includes safety precautions and wound care.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 8/2016
Bevacizumab: Avastin   English
Abstract: This handout explains the drug bevacizumab, which is used to treat cancer. It includes common side effects and what to do when they occur.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 5/2019
Carboplatin: A chemotherapy drug   English
Abstract: This handout explains the drug carboplatin, which is used to treat cancer. The handout includes how to manage common side effects.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2019
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 4/2019
Cisplatin: Patinol   English
Abstract: This handout explains the drug cisplatin, which is used to treat cancer. The handout includes how to manage common side effects.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2019
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 4/2019
Coping during treatment: How to handle anxiety and depression   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to handle anxiety and depression. These emotions are common responses to the stress of having treatment for cancer.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 6/2018
Gamma knife Icon mask-based treatments: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect during and after your gamma knife Icon mask-based treatments.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 9/2017
Gamma knife treatment day: Frame: Usual steps that occur   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients having frame-based Gamma Knife treatment. It explains what usually happens on treatment day at Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 11/2018
How to take temozolomide (Temodar): For patients at Alvord Brain Tumor Center   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to take the drug temozolomide (brand name Temodar). This chemotherapy drug is used to treat some types of brain cancer.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 5/2019
Ibrutinib (Imbruvica): About your medicine   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients at Alvord Brain Tumor Center (ABTC). It describes the drug ibrutinib, its side effects, and precautions to follow when taking it.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2019
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 4/2019
Lomustine: Gleostine   English
Abstract: This handout explains the drug lomustine (brand name Gleostine), which is used to treat cancer. The handout includes common side effects and how to handle them.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 5/2019
Managing constipation while taking temazolomide (Temodar): What to do   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center who are taking temazolomide (brand name Temodar). It gives tips for avoiding constipation while taking the drug.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 5/2018
Managing nausea and vomiting: What to do   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center in Seattle, Washington, who are having nausea and vomiting. It lists 3 medicines that may help manage your symptoms. It also explains why it is important to stay hydrated.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 8/2017
PCV treatment: Chemotherapy for brain tumors   English
Abstract: This handout explains PCV treatment for brain tumors. This treatment uses the chemotherapy drugs procarbazine, CCNU (lomustine), and vincristine. It includes how to take each of the drugs and how to handle common side effects.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 5/2019
Preparing for your gamma knife treatment: What to do   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for your gamma knife treatment at the Gamma Knife Center at Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 8/2016
Vincristine (Oncovin): About your medicine   English
Abstract: This handout explains the drug vincristine, which is used to treat cancer. The handout includes how to manage common side effects.
Author: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2019
UWMC Dept: Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Revised Date: 5/2019
 
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