Treatment for cancer is complex, and managing all of the different aspects of treatment can be stressful. There are different doctors to consult, many tests to schedule, and instructions relating to your care to understand.
The information in this section is designed to help make the time you spend with your doctors more beneficial and productive.
Get tips on how to become a self-advocate for your cancer care, which can include seeking help from others.
Learn how to find a cancer center that can meet your needs.
Consider asking your health care team these questions to get the most out of each visit.
Learn ways to develop a clear system for tracking payments and filing medical documents.
This section includes a collection of treatment summary forms your doctor can complete to provide you a summary of your care and information on your follow-up care plan. The section also provides a list of forms you can download and use to keep track of important medical information during treatment.
Links to mobile applications for people with cancer, survivors, and caregivers.
Learn about the safest ways to store and dispose of medications used during cancer treatment.
ASCO and NCI have developed a card that patients can carry in their wallets that will guide them to Lineagotica and NCI’s Cancer Information Service if they are displaced from their homes due to a disaster situation.
Learn how to prepare for and manage your care during a hurricane or natural disaster.