Our Commitment to Patient Rights

At its core, SURVIVEiT™ is an organization of survivors with a passion for helping patients. We have walked your walk and are committed to your right to have the very best in cancer care. This is our commitment to you!

You have the right to be treated with respect and dignity regardless of your previous health history.

You have the right to receive a comprehensive diagnosis of your specific cancer including the molecular testing of your tissue for ALL known gene mutations.

You have the right to research and locate the best cancer care options for your specific condition regardless of your current location.

You have the right to locate a second opinion, or third if necessary, to find the right level of cancer care for your specific condition.

You have the right to be aware of ALL clinical trials you qualify for in addition to those offered at your current location.

You have the right to be aware of all advancements in treatments, including chemotherapy, targeted therapy, surgical and/or radiation treatment advancements.

You have the right to change or discontinue your current treatment plan should a new advancement show promising results or offer better outcomes.

You have the right to be aware of appropriate therapies to ease and/or treat side affects resulting from your cancer care, including pain control, psychosocial care for you and/or your loved ones, and survivorship care planning.

You have the right to connect with survivors of your specific cancer to learn from their experiences.

You have the right to live life under your terms with those you love.

2 Comments on “Our Commitment to Patient Rights

  1. good advice for patients but does not address financial implications nor how to get the healthcare community to listen to patient wishes. We all need to keep working!

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