As a new oncology or hematology patient, you probably have a lot of information and thoughts to digest. To make your first visit to Virginia Cancer Specialists flow more smoothly and to reduce wait time, please complete the New Patient Forms in their entirety. Print them and bring them to your first appointment. We also recommend you bring another person with you to your first appointment, which could last an hour or two. Your appointment could include the following:
When you call to make your first appointment with your physician you may want to ask these questions:
For your first appointment you will need to discuss the following with your physician:
It is the responsibility of the patient to ensure your physician has your complete medical record. Please call the office where your appointment is located, and we will help you collect your medical records.
We must have a signed authorization of medical records release from the patient on file in order for us to request your records from your referring physician.
Here is a list of items your physician will need on your first appointment: