A cancer diagnosis and treatment bring changes to your life and the lives of your family and friends. After you have been through a tough process and came out strong, New England Cancer Specialists wants to help you thrive and live the best life you can going forward.
Many cancer patients have at least three specialists involved in their care, which can lead to confusion about who manages post-treatment care among the patient, their family and physicians. A Survivorship Care Plan helps coordinate care to promote safety and eliminate unnecessary and repetitive testing. Your plan will tell you what to expect, so you can begin to heal, take actions to promote wellness, and lead a strong and active life.
When your treatment is complete, you will meet with a cancer survivor specialist, who will:
Several specific areas will be discussed and, if appropriate, we’ll suggest how you can better manage:
To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact our Survivorship Specialist, Arlene O’Rourke, APRN, at (207) 396-7600.