It is important that you and your loved one understand the planned treatment and possible side effects. You may feel uncomfortable talking with a doctor, or you might be worried that your loved one would not understand what the doctor is saying. Here are some suggestions to help you prepare for a medical appointment:
Before each appointment
At the start of the appointment
During the appointment
After the appointment
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The above contents are made available as part of TEMASEK FOUNDATION-ACCESS (Accessible Cancer Care to Enable Support for Survivors) PROGRAMME, a holistic care programme to support cancer patients during their care and recovery journey.
The contents have been approved by the Cancer Education Information Service, National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), for people with cancer and their families and caregivers. However, this information serves only as a guide and should not be used as a substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment or advice. For specific medical conditions, please seek expert medical advice from your healthcare team.
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