Managing Cancer Care
No matter what decisions you make about your cancer care, know that support is always available to help you manage your care. This section includes information about health care services, insurance options, advance directives, and using trusted resources when seeking print and online sources of health information.
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, finding cancer care, such as a cancer doctor and cancer center or hospital, for your cancer care is an important step to getting the best treatment possible. Learn tips for choosing a cancer doctor and cancer center or hospital to manage your cancer care. Also learn about finding health insurance and home care.
People with cancer and their families worry about how to pay for treatment. It can be very expensive, even when you have insurance. Learn ways to manage the costs of cancer care, how to save money on pain medicines, how to keep track of tests and treatments, and how to manage paperwork, bills, health insurance, and other records.
Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to decide ahead of time what kind of medical care you want and who you want to make decisions for you if you're too ill to speak for yourself.
Some online sources can provide misleading or incorrect information. Learn to how to find cancer and other health information from trusted and credible sources.