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Cancer Clinic Services

Cancer Clinic Services - Departments & Programs, UW Health, UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC)

The Cancer Clinics provide multi-disciplinary care to patients with solid tumors, hematologic malignancies and non-malignant disorders of the blood and blood forming organs. Adult patients requiring bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell transplantation are also seen in the clinic.


Focus

The Cancer Clinics provide the following services:

  • Consultation
  • Evaluations
  • Standard treatment plans
  • Observation
  • Follow-up care
  • Clinical trials
  • Genetics counseling
  • VAD and PICC line scheduling and management
  • Patient education
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Integrative medicine and therapies
  • Social work support
  • Health psychology
  • Symptom management/palliative care
  • Administration of chemotherapy (oral, intravenous, intrathecal, intra cavity)
  • Transfusion of blood products
  • Biopsies (skin, bone marrow, and gynecological)
  • Lumbar paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Venipunctures
  • VAD management
  • PICC line placement
  • Moderate sedation
  • Hydration
  • LEEP
  • Colposcopy 

Bone Marrow Transplant

Additional information on bone marrow transplant and patient care issues is available from the BMT coordinators