Getting Started

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or there is a possibility that you have cancer, you have come to the right place. Facing a cancer diagnosis is difficult and we know how to help you. 

Our comprehensive cancer programs provide the full range of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care. An expert team is at the core of each center or program and we offer an array of support groups and other services to help you, your family, and friends cope with issues that often feel overwhelming. 

In This Section

  • A List of First Steps

    At the Abramson Cancer Center, we are here to help guide you through your cancer journey by providing the best possible care and support.

  • Getting An Accurate Diagnosis

    Getting an accurate cancer diagnosis is essential in order to receive the most effective treatment for your specific type of cancer.

  • Prepare for Your First Appointment

    Preparing for your first appointment will help minimize your stress and stay organized so that you can focus on your care.

  • Patient and Family Counseling

    Cancer patients often feel alone with their diagnosis. A support network can help create a sense of connections with others during and after treatment.

  • Patient Education

    The Abramson Cancer Center offers a wide range of educational materials that empower patients and their families with information.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions about getting a second opinion, clinical trials, and your health insurance plan for cancer treatment.

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  • Get an accurate diagnosis
  • Verify insurance
  • Schedule an appointment
  • Write down questions
  • Bring a support person to your visit