The Port Access Advantage Oncology Education Program provides you all of the materials you need to educate your patients on the advantages and use of implanted ports. An implanted port allows the doctor or nurse to deliver medications and fluids or withdraw blood samples without having to stick your veins directly with a needle.
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Talk to your Doctor or Nurse
It's always a good idea to talk first with your doctor or nurse. They can discuss a port in terms of your specific medical condition and answer any questions you may have about your own situation.
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View This Introductory Video
Available in VHS cassette and DVD formats. Actual patients talk about their implanted ports, in a positive and approachable presentation. Addresses the common questions and concerns that patients have.

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