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SCCA Patient Education Document Downloads

The following are documents produced by SCCA's Patient Education Group.

Caregiver

 Companion Guide for Caregivers and Family Members
Being a caregiver is one of the most important—and loving—things you can do for someone. This document offers advice for those taking care of someone undergoing cancer treatment. Click to download PDF.

Central Line

Care of Central Line for Adults
A central venous catheter, also called a central line, is used to administer medication or fluids for a long period of time, often several weeks or more. This document covers the basic care and maintenance of the catheter as well as troubleshooting various problems that might arise. Click to download PDF.

New Patients

SCCA Clinic Information Brochure
The SCCA Clinic Information Brochure is a 16-page PDF document that includes important phone numbers, maps, and other important information for SCCA patients. Click to download PDF.

Housing Information
This document includes information about where to stay in Seattle during your treatment at SCCA.

Supportive Care Services
This document describes some of the many support services here at SCCA, including Medical Nutrition Therapy, the Survivorship Clinic, Volunteer Services, Housing, Physical Therapy and more. Click to download PDF.

Patient Care Manuals

Medical Oncology at South Lake Union
This document is aimed at cancer patients and their caregivers who are getting treatment at SCCA's South Lake Union Campus. It includes information such as getting around SCCA, coping with and managing symptoms, dietary guidelines, survivorship and more. Click to download PDF. Spanish version available here.

Medical Oncology at Northwest Hospital
This document is aimed at cancer patients and their caregivers who are getting treatment at SCCA Medical Oncology at Northwest Hospital and includes information such as coping with and managing symptoms, dietary guidelines, survivorship and more. Click to download PDF.

Surgery

Surgical Program Patient Care Manual
Here's a general outline of what to expect for surgery, including checklists, dietary guidelines before surgery, and more. Click to download PDF.

 Breast Cancer Surgery Patient Care Manual
This manual includes pre and post- surgery guidance. The resources section provides support groups, safe websites, and other helpful coping information.    Click to download PDF.

 Breast Surgery Patient Care Manual
Here's a general outline of what to expect for surgery, including checklists, dietary guidelines before surgery, and more. Click to download PDF.

Transplant

 Preparing for Transplant
In this introduction, patients and their caregivers and families will learn how to plan and prepare for getting a bone marrow transplant at SCCA. Click to download PDF.

 Allogeneic Transplant Resource Manual 
The Adult Allogeneic Transplant Manual is a comprehensive resource for patients and caregivers who will be receiving a transplant at SCCA. Detailed information is provided to help patients, caregivers, and family members cope with side effects, prevent infections, and manage home infusions. This manual covers each step of an allogeneic transplant from preparation to long-term follow up and recovery.  Click to download PDF.

 Autologous Transplant Resource Manual 
The Adult Autologous Transplant Manual is a comprehensive resource for patients and caregivers who will be receiving a transplant at SCCA. Detailed information is provided to help patients, caregivers, and family members cope with side effects, prevent infections, and manage home infusions. This manual covers each step of an autologous transplant from preparation to long-term follow up and recovery.  Click to download PDF.