What should I bring with me to my first visit?
It is important to bring all materials that will help the doctor get a complete picture of your health.
- Copies of any imaging tests, X-rays and MRI’s
- List of medications
- List of any supplements or vitamins
What can I expect will happen during my first visit?
- The taking of a thorough history and physical examination, including a pelvic examination
- A review of all of your available records
Can I bring someone with me to my first visit?
Yes, we encourage you to bring someone with whom you are comfortable.
Will I learn my prognosis during this first visit?
The type of cancer you have is among the factors that will determine not only your prognosis but also your treatment options and length of treatment.
Will a record of what happened during this visit and others be shared with my primary care physician?
Yes, Saint Peter’s Physician Associates will keep your primary care physician informed about your care.