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Finding Cancer Care and Treatment

Finding the right treatment center and health care team to treat your cancer isn't always easy. Here you can learn more about the types of health professionals who care for people with cancer. We also offer suggestions on finding the ones that are right for you.


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Understanding the Health Care System

If you've been diagnosed with cancer, chances are that you'll meet many different medical professionals during your treatment. Learn about the role each professional has in caring for someone with cancer, and find out how to communicate well with your cancer care team.

Finding Cancer Treatment

Once you have learned you have cancer, choosing your doctor and treatment center is one of the most important decisions you will make.

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Use these downloadable PDF worksheets to help you choose the best cancer center and cancer care team for you.

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More Information

Special situations require special types of cancer care. Find out how to get access to clinical trials studying new ways to treat cancer, get information on finding the best cancer treatment for a child with cancer, or learn what you need to know about arranging hospice care for someone facing the end of life.