It shouldn't take medical training to help a loved one get great care

It shouldn't take medical training to help a loved one get great care

I also spent hours coordinating between his cancer doctors and the team taking care of him in the hospital. I requested that his records descriptions of his surgery and pathology reports be sent to his cancer team. When their opinions contradicted those of the physicians on site, I helped my dad make his own informed decisions. I repeatedly reminded him that his care is his choice, even though it often feels like doctors call the shots.

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