- Children Diagnosed With Cancer: What to Expect From the Health Care System
- What is comprehensive health care?
- Who are the members of the comprehensive health care team?
- Talking with the health care team
- Using psychosocial support services
- Programs in communities and medical centers
- Medical records
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Last Medical Review: 12/17/2014
Last Revised: 03/11/2015