Q. How do I find information about a particular doctor or hospital? How do locate a specialist?

A.

There are many reliable sources of information for finding medical professionals or cancer treatment facilities. Professional organizations or associations are a good place to start.

The following resources can help you find information about specific oncologists, specialists, and surgeons:

For information about hospitals, cancer treatment facilities, and surgical centers contact:

You can also ask people you trust or other patients about their own experiences with particular physicians or treatment centers. It is important that you find a doctor with whom you feel comfortable since you and your health care team will be working very closely together.