At Mission Cancer Care...

We Treat the Whole Patient

Your First Visit

Gather Your Information

  • Complete your Patient Self-Assessment Tool and bring with you to your first visit.
  • Bring any medical information related to your diagnosis that you have been asked to bring. The Patient Representative will inform you of information that is required for your first visit. This may include diagnostic images, pathology slides and reports.
  • Bring a list of all medications, prescription and nonprescription, you are currently taking. This includes vitamins, nutritional supplements and over-the-counter medications.
  • Bring a list of all physicians with whom you would like us to communicate. Please include the doctor’s full name, address, phone number and email address if possible.
  • Bring a list of any known allergies that you have.
  • Bring a journal of your symptoms.
  • Bring information about your family history.

Other Items to Consider

  • A list of questions you would like to ask the physician
  • Comfortable clothing, like a sweater or jacket to keep you warm
  • A family member or significant other for support
  • A notebook to take notes