Sep 7, 2017 07:36AM dlb823 wrote:
I would say if anyone answers "Yes" to any of the above questions, they need to find a new doctor. We are stressed enough dealing with our bc or mbc, and there is no reason in the world why a doctor's office should be adding communication challenges or other stresses to our lives. We all deserve docs we trust and with whom we can speak openly about our concerns, including questioning treatment recommendations. Unless you live in the boonies with extremely limited options, I can't imagine having any of the above issues and not looking for an onc who is more approachable/relatable and/or an office staff that is detail minded and efficient, which includes a way to reach them when necessary, and a timely response time. Settling for anything less is crazy when our lives and comfort depends on them.