learning that they have cancer, many patients put themselves
in their physicians hands, accept information as
it is presented, and follow the recommendations of cancer
professionals. Others feel the need
to understand every detail of their illness, personally evaluate
all treatment options, and participate in each phase of
This guide is for the patient who needs to know
what is happening, what the choices are, and how to be involved.
While we may be living in the age of the information highway,
your cancer diagnosis may have put you on that highway without
a map. This guide will help you find and use important information.
It tell you where to begin and what to
expect first. It then guides you through the process of building
a relationship with your doctor, learning
about cancer treatment options, dealing
with problems, and facing end of life
This guide can help you feel better by giving you the knowledge and tools to navigate your treatment journey. It
can help you maintain a positive attitude and build confidence
in the doctors and treatment that you choose.
to Where To Begin.