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Oncologist in Lubbock Tx

casaandrews
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Joined: Jan 2014

My fathers recent diagnosis, just had 70℅ gastrectomy surgery to remove cancer - Stage IIA T3NO  surgeon assigned oncologist at hospital after his surgery but he doesnt appear to be forthcoming with info, gave us a printout with a 36% - 5 year survival prognosis and wants us to schedule appt after hospital release to begin chemo.  oh and we need to pay $15 to receive/fill out paperwork before appt.  I judt found all of this to be distasreful and awkward, is this how it should be? It just did not feel right, spent all of 2 minutes with us and this is the doc we are supposed to put dads life in his hands?  Help!m

 

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