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Cancer Services - Your Treatment

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Posted 12/2/2013

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The Cowdery Patient Care Center staff at The Nebraska Medical Center understands there is much on the mind of a cancer patient. This video serves as an introduction to the process of receiving cancer treatment at the center to first-time and returning cancer patients. Key points the clinic staff would like you to know before your visit: · Location: 3rd floor of the Lied Transplant Center on The Nebraska Medical Center campus in midtown Omaha · Closest set of cross streets to this building is 42nd and Emile Streets · Parking: free valet parking is available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the semi-circle drive Points touched on in the video include: · Eating a small meal before an appointment · Taking all scheduled medications at their usual time including those scheduled during an appointment · Bringing a small snack to an appointment · Checking in for cancer treatment · Frequency of checking vital signs · What causes waiting times · Different room options · Bringing a friend or family member to cancer treatment · The process a nurse will go through when setting up a cancer treatment · Getting blood work checked prior to the next cancer treatment · Receiving cancer treatment when sick or you have an infection · Bringing children to the cancer treatment center For more information about cancer treatment at The Cowdery Care Center at The Nebraska Medical Center call, 1-800-922-0000 or visit www.NebraskaMed.com.