Sscreenshot from FIT Instructional Video

FIT Instructional Videos

These videos in Cantonese, Somali and Vietnamese demonstrate how to properly use a FIT kit to collect a stool sample for colon cancer screening.

September 29, 2021 · Video

1632873600

Screenshot from Viral Swab Instructional Video

Viral Swab Instructional Videos

These instructional videos were created to help explain the viral swab procedure to patients presenting with coronavirus symptoms at Harborview Medical Center.

June 16, 2021 · PDF, Video

1623801600

Blood test vials

Learning About Diabetes: What’s My A1C

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) providing information about the A1C blood sugar test. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 19, 2020 · PDF

1589846400

Blood glucose meter and testing strips.

What Does My Blood Glucose Number Mean?

Explains what blood glucose test result numbers mean. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

March 24, 2020 · PDF

1585008000

Colonoscopy graphic

Colonoscopy: How to prepare with Osmo Prep

UW Medicine’s Digestive Health Center has created a handout with step-by-step instructions to follow before a colonoscopy when using Osmo Prep solution.

March 20, 2018 · Article

1521504000

colonoscopy icon

Colonoscopy Test Preparation with GoLytely

UW Medicine's Digestive Health Center has created two handouts to guide patients who are taking GoLytely to prepare for a colonoscopy.

March 2, 2017 · Article

1488412800

Somali breast cancer consulting.

What are Mammograms and Breast Cancer: A Narrated Slideshow in Somali

Video slideshow about mammograms and breast cancer, with Somali narration and English subtitles.

November 10, 2015 · PDF, Video

1447113600

Photo of MoviPrep

Colonoscopy: How to prepare with MoviPrep

UW Medicine's Digestive Health Center has created a handout with step-by-step instructions to follow before a colonoscopy when using MoviPrep solution.

March 15, 2015 · Article

1426377600

Cancer Chemotherapy

Handouts and videos with information about chemotherapy and side effects. Amharic, English, Kmer, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

July 3, 2013 · PDF, Video

1372809600

man and woman next to mammography machine

Mammography and Breast Health

Information in Khmer and English about mammograms including what test results mean, biopsies and treatment options for breast cancer.

October 24, 2011 · PDF

1319414400

Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer

Explanation of chemotherapy for breast cancer in Amharic, English, Somali, and Tigrinya

March 1, 2010 · PDF

1267401600

Breast Cancer Surgery

Description of mastectomy, lumpectomy and potential side effects following these surgeries.

March 1, 2010 · PDF, Video

1267401600

hospital IV

Sigmoidoscopy Test Preparation

Instructions for a Sigmoidoscopy Test. Includes instructions for how a patient should prepare for the test. In English, Khmer and Vietnamese.

December 18, 2009 · PDF

1261094400

orange ink in water to represent intestines

Colonoscopy Test Preparation with Fleets

Instructions for preparations for a Colonoscopy test. Includes instructions for how a patient should prepare for the test with Fleets Phosphosoda. In English, Khmer and Vietnamese.

December 18, 2009 · PDF

1261094400

Abdominal Ultrasound

Abdominal Ultrasound

One page instruction sheet about preparing for abdominal ultrasound, translated into 8 languages.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

1253750400

digestive system embroidery

Upper Gastrointestinal Instructions

Instruction sheets for patients about how to prepare after midnight and on the morning before a scheduled upper gastrointestinal examination.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

1253750400

CT scan machine

CT Scan

Patient instructions for preparing for a CT scan including abdominal scan needing oral contrast solution.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

1253750400

Colon Cleanse spelled using scrabble

Barium Enema

Instruction sheet for patients with information on how to prepare for a barium enema examination. In English, Khmer and Vietnamese.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

1253750400

Pelvic Ultrasound

Information sheet for patients describing ultrasound and filling the bladder to prepare for a pelvic ultrasound procedure.

September 24, 2009

1253750400

mammography machine

Mammogram Instructions

Guidelines for patients about mammogram procedures and doing self-exams. In Amharic, Chinese, English, Khmer, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tirgrinya and Vietnamese.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

1253750400

Woman Receiving a Mammogram NCI

What is a Mammogram?

Brochure about what mammograms they are, what test results mean, information about biopsies, and treatment options for breast cancer. English, Amharic, Oromo and Somali..

September 2, 2009 · PDF

1251849600

mammography machine

Mammogram Pamphlet

An educational pamphlet about breast cancer and the importance of mammograms, in Chinese and Vietnamese.

August 17, 2009 · PDF

1250467200

clear vials for blood tests

Fecal Occult Blood Test Poster

Poster in Chinese, English and Vietnamese displays patient instructions for the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT).

August 12, 2009 · PDF

1250035200

gastrointestinal track

5 Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer

Multimedia resources that describe 5 screening tests for colorectal cancer, available in English, Khmer and Vietnamese.

August 12, 2009 · Audio, PDF, Video

1250035200

KRAS test for colorectal cancer

Colorectal Testing Can Save Your Life

Pamphlet in Chinese/English and Vietnamese/English, with Q&A and facts about colon cancer and the importance of screening.

August 12, 2009 · PDF

1250035200

Excretory Urogram (IVP)

Instructions for patients how to prepare beginning the night before they are scheduled for an excretory urogram procedure.

August 11, 2009 · PDF

1249948800

Stool Sample Collection Instructions

Instructions for a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in Amharic, Chinese, English, Khmer, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

July 1, 2008 · PDF

1214870400

Radiation Therapy

Explanation of radiation therapy, how it works, why it is necessary, what to expect and side effects. In English, Somali and Tigrinya.

March 1, 2008 · PDF

1204329600

nurse taking blood pressure

Chemotherapy Side Effects

Description of potential side effects caused by chemotherapy treatment, including hair loss, fatigue, nausea, and changes in taste/smell. Includes eating tips to reduce nausea and vomiting.

March 1, 2008 · PDF

1204329600