Questions For Your Doctor
10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Get a Cancer Diagnosis
Here are some questions that are often forgotten, but are important to ask:
o What is the extent or stage of the cancer I have?
o What is my prognosis?
o What are my treatment options? What treatment(s) do you suggest?
o Why do you favor this treatment over others?
o When will my treatment start, and how long will it last?
o Can I continue working? How will treatment affect my daily living?
o Would a clinical trial be appropriate for me?
o What will happen if I choose not to have treatment?
o How long will I have to continue regular check-ups after treatment?
o Would you object to me getting a second opinion?
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