For Your First Appointment
For your first appointment, be sure to bring:
Copies of any written records that you have to your first visit
Medical Records: It is important for our physicians to know your medical history. Please bring copies of your written records to your first visit.
List of Medications: Please bring a list of all medications you are currently taking. Also include dosages and how often you take each medicine. Please provide us with your pharmacy name and phone number.
X-Rays, Scans and Other Films: Please bring the actual imaging films related to your diagnosis. These can be obtained FROM the imaging department where they were taken. Examples include:
CT scans (CAT scans);
Pathology Slides: If your cancer has already been diagnosed through a biopsy, it is often important that the diagnosis be reviewed and confirmed by a pathologist at the Saint Joseph Cancer Center. Your doctor (who diagnosed your cancer) can assist you in getting the pathology report to the Saint Joseph Cancer Center.