Your cancer care team consists of healthcare professionals (such as doctors, nurses, and therapists) who combine their different skills and experience to make sure you get the best care possible. This may be medical or surgical care but may also be practical and emotional support during difficult times.1,2
At the heart of your care team is you. So don’t be afraid to ask the members of your care team any questions you might have, no matter how big or small. It may be useful to note down the name and role of each professional you encounter along your cancer journey, as well as contact information in case you need to get in touch.
This section of the website will explore the roles and responsibilities of the people in your healthcare team and guide you through potential discussions and how to maximise your appointments.
Whether it’s speaking to loved ones, employers, or people you don’t know, our discussion guide can help you start those difficult conservations about your diagnosis.
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of each of the healthcare professionals in your care team, and what you can expect from them.
Our handy guide provides important tips and questions you can use before, during, and after your appointments, so you can make the most of your time with your care team.