Communicating with Your Doctor

Hearing that you or a loved one has cancer is overwhelming and stressful, but there are tips and tools to help you adjust to and deal in the best way possible with this diagnosis. One way to begin is to make sure you and your health care team understand each other and that you are an active team member. Everyone is there to work with you, so you need to clearly say what you need from them. By communicating well with your health care team, you stand to be as successful as possible in this situation. Some tips to keep in mind:

Understanding How To Talk To Your Doctor »

Asking Questions: Who, When, How »

Understanding and Remembering What The Doctor Says »

Talking With Your Doctor In The Hospital »

Barriers For The Doctor and The Patient »

Remedies When Problems Occur »

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