How to Choose Your Cancer Care Team (w/VIDEO)

September 16, 2016 | by Denise Heady

 

 

 

 

Where you get your cancer care matters. And choosing the right care team could be the key to survival.

Comprehensive cancer centers, such as City of Hope, provide multidisciplinary care to patients, bringing together a broad array of expertise from multiple disciplines — all under one roof.

Teams of medical oncologists, surgical oncologists and radiation oncologists work together to make sure patients get the best care using the most recent technology and research available.

This is "your (medical) squad" that will help you decide which treatment plan is right for you.

On a recent segment of “KTLA 5 Morning News,” City of Hope neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., discusses how a cancer team works and the rights you have as a patient to choose the best treatment plan possible.
 
Click here to watch Jandial discuss other popular health topics on his regular “KTLA 5 Morning News” segment.
 
Jandial can also be reached on social media here: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and @realdrjandial on Snapchat.

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If you are looking for a second opinion or consultation about your treatment, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

 

 

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