Find the Right Doctor and Triumph over Cancer Posted by: Ty Bollinger in Cancer 101, The Basics When you are diagnosed with cancer, one of the first things you should do is find the right doctor … someone you can trust and is knowledgeable about how to heal the human body.  But more than that, you should find a doctor who treats his patients as human beings, rather than revenue generators. Why Choosing a Doctor Carefully Matters Cancer is oftentimes a terrifying illness that sends you on a roller coaster of emotion. From the day you’re given the news, your mind may experience fear, anger, and depression. There will be issues regarding insurance and meeting the financial demands of  your healthcare. Concerns for your family and the future will add to the emotional toll. Worry about potential outcomes and dealing with unknown factors will generate many questions. You have the right to expect your questions to be properly addressed. No one should be kept in the dark and simply believe “the doctor knows best” when it comes to an illness that has claimed the lives of so many. The right doctor treats you as a whole person − not just another appointment to rush through their exam room so they can get to the next file. There are many things to consider before you trust someone you do not know with your life. The Road to Becoming a Doctor Naturally, selecting a qualified doctor is an important first requirement. It takes a lot of work to become a doctor and yours will have put in the time, energy, and money...