Treatment for glioblastoma (GBM)
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Patient educational materials

The following are educational materials about Optune, which you can review with your patients to introduce them to Optune. The timeline below indicates which educational materials are appropriate for patients at each time point in their journey with GBM.

At Diagnosis

First Glance at Optune
Provide this piece to patients as a simple overview of Optune.
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Treatment Consideration

Patient MOA video
The Patient MOA Video, or “TTFields Chalk Talk”, is a resource to educate patients and caregivers on the way Optune works. The video uses patient-friendly language and graphics to help explain TTFields and their effect on GBM tumor cells.
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Understanding Optune - Take home guide for patients/caregivers
After discussing Optune, this piece can be provided to patients to remind them of the topics you discussed face-to-face.
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Buddy Program
Optune Ambassadors are GBM patients and caregivers who are willing to share their personal experiences integrating Optune into everyday life, as well as their personal interactions with nCompass support services. Ambassadors are trained to participate in Buddy Program calls. Buddy calls are arranged phone conversations between Ambassadors and GBM patients/caregivers who:
1) Are considering Optune
2) Are about to start Optune
3) Have recently started Optune
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nCompass Patient Brochure
Provide your patients and caregivers with this brochure to explain the kind of support they can expect during their Optune treatment.
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Compliance and Self-Management

Patient Scalp Care Guidelines
This educational guide can be provided to Optune patients who have questions about scalp care and transducer array placement.
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Management guidelines for dermatologic adverse events (dAEs)
The Management guidelines for dermatologic adverse events provides guidance to identifying, preventing, and managing dAEs for patients using Optune. This piece is relevant for patients with both newly diagnosed and recurrent GBM.
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Patient Travel Support by nCompass™ brochure
Provide to patients and caregivers who plan to travel while on Optune. It includes answers to frequently asked travel questions and provides checklists of what to pack and bring with them when traveling.
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Optune Insights
Provide patients and caregivers this supportive material that gives the perspective of an Optune patient and her caregiver regarding their experience with Optune.
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Indications For Use

Optune is intended as a treatment for adult patients (22 years of age or older) with histologically-confirmed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).