Diagnosis: Cancer

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Cancer Treatment

 
 
 
 
 
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Questions to Ask
 
 
 
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What is my diagnosis and what stage is my disease?

What treatments are available and appropriate for my diagnosis?

What are the cure/remission rates for this treatment?

What results do you expect?

Are there any alternatives?

What are the side effects of this treatment? How can they be minimized?

How long is the course of treatment?

How often do I receive the treatment and how much time will each treatment take?

Where do I receive the treatment?

Will I be able to continue work/school?

How will we know if the treatment is working?

Are there clinical trials available? Do you recommend a clinical trial for me?

Am I at risk for a second cancer?

Could the treatment cause a secondary problem (i.e., heart, lung, or kidney damage/disease, fertility problems)?