Preparing for a Long Hospital Stay – Cancerwise

My latest guest post on the MD Anderson Cancerwise site.

Preparing for a Long Hospital Stay – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center.

The only addition for Canadian readers is for the Financial section, given that we do not have the hassles of private insurance coverage issues, so one of the issues is to reduce to a minimum all the incidental charges such as parking, the cafeteria, communications and other services. We found free street parking and used the free Internet access to avoid these charges – as they do mount up over time.

Communicate and strengthen your relationship with your doctor

Not a bad piece on how to communicate with your doctor, emphasizing the team aspect. Key element is ensuring both you, as the patient, and the doctor are listening to each other, and have trust in each other, to be fully open with each other. The rest are good practical tips.

Communicate and strengthen your relationship with your doctor.