As family medicine physicians, we know going to the doctor can be nerve-wracking. Some may even find it intimidating or confusing — but it doesn’t have to be this way. With a little preparation and open communication, you can leave the visit feeling confident about your health and future. Next time you see your doctor, … Continue reading How to make the most of your next doctor’s visit
Often people tell me that after hearing the words, “You’ve got cancer”, the first thing the wonder is “What am I going to tell my kids?” Parent patients are so concerned about their children that they barely give themselves the opportunity to process the diagnosis. The questions start swirling around their mind, and the first one … Continue reading Talking to Children about Cancer: Do I Have to Tell My Kids?