New Cancer Patients Struggle to Land Appointments With Oncologists

For Kate-Madonna Hindes, the only thing more terrifying than having to see an oncologist was the nightmare of landing an appointment. In the two weeks after a routine pap smear showed signs of cervical cancer, Hindes, who is 29 and has already survived cervical cancer once, called nine different cancer centers and specialists. And most of the time, she couldn't even get a live person on the phone. "I've just heard I might have cancer again, and now it's in my hands to get hold of somebody,"...Full Story
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