WHAT TO EXPECT
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR VISIT TO CARIBBEAN RADIATION ONCOLOGY CENTER
Our patients are mostly referred by their primary physician, hematologist-oncologist or surgeon, and patients also visit the clinic of their own accord. During your first visit, which may last for 1 to 2 hours, you can expect the following:
A complete medical evaluation
A physical examination, diagnostic evaluation and consultation
A detailed and honest communication about your treatment, possible side effects and what to expect
WE WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN
The team at Caribbean Radiation Oncology Center works in cooperation with your physician(s) to establish a treatment that perfectly suits your needs. Before your first appointment we gather all medical records relevant to your cancer condition. Your medical records are then reviewed prior to being seen by the Oncologist.
WE BELIEVE IN EDUCATION
At Caribbean Radiation Oncology Center, we believe in the importance of our patients being well informed at all times. As a result, we recommend that patients be educated about their specific condition in order to facilitate their care. Our health care assistants will offer help and provide necessary information including:
Provide general information about your treatment, management and possible side effects
Offer advice on nutrition and lifestyle
Recommending you visit the National Cancer Institute website: http://www.cancer.gov
Suggest and direct you to other websites with information relevant to your case. Many of these sites can also be found on our Contact Us page
Provide information on health care plans, coverage for your condition and support groups.
We understand the importance of having the support of our loved ones, which is why your family is important to us. We encourage you to be accompanied by a family member or friend when you coming to all your appointments and treatments.
To facilitate the road to recovery at Caribbean Radiation Oncology Center, we accept most insurance plans.