Thursday, September 12, 2013
The Day That Changed My Life - Questions and Answers from the Physician
The diagnosis has been made - what's next?
Naturally, you have questions. After the heavy clouds have cleared up a bit and amidst the fog, there are so many emotions flooding through and the fear of the end result takes over. Let us explore some things you may need to help you through this uncertain journey.
Dr Nikesh Jasani of the renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center takes on some questions to help you navigate and understand the initial process.
What is a common misconception patients have about their physician?
What do patients often forget to tell their physician?
When do you seek a second opinion?
What is the best way to maximize your time with the doctor?
What should you expect at your first appointment?
While each journey is unique, we all share a common theme - cancer changes our lives forever.