On your first Visit

What to Expect

by AOA 1 year ago

Please review this video to prepare before your first visit to us. This will help you better understand the process of Radiation Therapy for cancer treatment.

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Before your First Visit

  • Bring your insurance cards with you.
  • Make a list of all your questions, concerns and anything else that you would like to discuss with your doctor.
  • Ask a friend or relative to come with you. This is an overwhelming, emotional time, and besides helping you to feel more comfortable, they can act as a second set of ears and help you understand anything that isn’t clear.

During your Visit

  • Feel free to bring your list of questions with you and don't be afraid to ask all of them
  • Ask your doctor to explain anything you don’t understand. Make sure you know what to expect during and after your treatment.
  • If this is not your first treatment, be sure to tell your doctor about any unusual side effects. This will help customize your treatment plan.

Questions for your doctor

  • What will happen (is happening) to my body as a result of my treatment?
  • What is the purpose of this treatment?
  • Can I expect any side effects from this treatment?
  • What should I do if I experience side effects?
  • When should I return for a follow-up visit?

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