From information appointment to personalized treatment program
- Making an appointment: call (+33) 5 31 15 60 60, for hematology call (+33) 5 31 15 55 27, for breast cancer-gynaecology call (+33) 5 31 15 60 61
- The appointment with a physician
- If needed, scheduling additional tests to reach a diagnosis
- Analysis of your medical situation at a multidisciplinary meeting. A team of specialists meets to decide on the treatment strategy most suited to your case. A consultant is appointed to monitor your entire treatment program.
- The information appointment: its purpose is to present your treatment program to you, to explain the treatment and to answer your questions.
You may be hospitalized at the IUCT Oncopole or receive treatment as an outpatient in the day hospital services. The Institute has services suited to all treatment arrangements. Your treatment will be interspersed with appointments with physicians and caregivers. During your treatment, healthcare professionals with numerous different skills areas may provide you with supportive care:
b. Dietetics and nutrition
e. Speech therapy
g. Social service
h. Palliative care
j. Dental care
k. Stomal therapy
l. Cancer and sexuality
m. Cancer rehabilitation
At the end of your treatment program, the medical team will hold a meeting with you to set out the follow-up program best suited to your medical situation.
During your stay, you will see physicians on a regular basis. Your primary care physician will be informed of your state of health. The consultant of the Institute may also see him/her. All your information is considered confidential.
Medical confidentiality prohibits disclosing your health information to third parties. For safety reasons, it is not unusual for you to be asked to provide proof of identity on a frequent basis. Your active participation complements the vigilance of professionals in this area. Therefore, do not hesitate:
- to check the accuracy of your identity throughout treatment;
- to ensure that hospital staff check your identity before any diagnostic or therapeutic procedure;
- to present the ID card given to you on admission.
Your primary care physician