Talking With Your Doctor

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More information from your American Cancer Society

The following related information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number or found on our Web site.

Working with the health care system

Choosing a Doctor and a Hospital (also in Spanish)

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

Patient’s Bill of Rights

Advance Directives

What is HIPAA? (also in Spanish)

Informed Consent (also in Spanish)

Emotional and family changes

Distress in People With Cancer

Anxiety, Fear, and Depression (also in Spanish)

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also in Spanish)

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Last Medical Review: 05/04/2012
Last Revised: 05/04/2012