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SCCA Patient Education Document Downloads

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

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.

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.

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.

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 
In this document, patients and their caregivers and families will learn how to plan and prepare for getting an allogeneic transplant at SCCA. Click to download PDF.

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
Here's a general outline of what to expect for surgery, including checklists, dietary guidelines before surgery, and more. 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.