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Novocure® helps you to support your patients using Optune

Patient education materials to assist your patients

There are numerous materials available to help your patients, from learning about Optune during treatment planning, to understanding all the support services available to them through nCompass® support.

Remind your patients to sign up for the Optune Buddy Program

  • Connects prospective and current Optune users and caregivers with experienced users and caregivers based on topics of interest
  • Connections are usually scheduled within 48 hours of a request made via the website or toll-free registration number

Your patients can register online or call the toll-free registration
number at
1-844-247-1636 to learn more

Click the blue bars to see patient education resources available for each step of the planning and treatment

Optune® users and Patient Ambassadors at the beach
  • The best time to start discussing Optune with your patients is at diagnosis, when creating their individualized treatment plan.

    Optune® patient MOA video

    Patient MOA Video

    Patient-friendly presentation of the mechanism of action of Optune, including how Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) affect GBM tumor cells.

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    Buddy Program brochure for Optune® users

    Buddy Program Brochure

    Explains the peer-to-peer patient program that connects Optune users and patients/caregivers who are considering, are about to start, or have recently started Optune.

    View this PDF
  • nCompass supports your patients at each step of their journey, with materials tailored to their individual needs.

    Understanding Optune®

    Understanding Optune

    A comprehensive guide about Optune and how patients can integrate treatment into their daily routines.

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    nCompass™ Patient brochure

    nCompass Patient Brochure

    An in-depth look at nCompass from the first Welcome Call to ongoing support and education throughout treatment.

    View this PDF
  • Device Support Specialists (DSS) will provide patients with tips on how to optimize time on therapy.

    MyLink makes usage data collection easier

    • MyLink lets your patients easily upload their Optune device data to the remote storage server from the comfort of
      their homes
    • Increases Novocure's virtual patient support capability and enables your Novocure DSS to better support your patients
    • Gets you the usage information you need to monitor their treatment
    MyLink™ Quick Reference Card

    MyLink Quick Reference Card

    Introduces patients to the MyLink hardware and provides a step-by-step guide of how to use it.

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    Optune® Patient Scalp Care Guidelines

    Patient Scalp Care Guidelines

    Answers your patients' questions about scalp care and transducer array placement.

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    Optune® Troubleshooting Tips

    Optune Troubleshooting Tips

    A guide for patients and caregivers to refer to when the Optune device alarm goes off to easily determine and address the cause.

    View this PDF
    Patient Travel Support by nCompass™ brochure

    Patient Travel Support by nCompass brochure

    Answers frequently asked questions about travel and provides checklists of what to pack and bring when traveling with Optune.

    View this PDF

  • The Buddy Program lets them talk to Optune users and caregivers to learn more about living with glioblastoma (GBM) and treatment with Optune

    We are pleased to offer the Optune Buddy Program. The program provides helpful information for your patients living with GBM by connecting them with experienced Optune users and caregivers who can share their insights.

    In addition, once you complete this enrollment form, we'll start sharing information and resources to help support your patients as they learn about GBM and treatment options. They will receive:

    • An overview of GBM treatment options
    • Information on the benefits and side effects of Optune
    • Connections to the GBM community and to Optune users
    • Notices about live events in their area and webinars
    Buddy Program: Enroll your patients to talk to an Optune® user today
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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).