Diagnosis: Cancer

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Cancer Treatment

 
 
 
 
 
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Questions to Ask
 
 
 
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What treatments are available and appropriate for my diagnosis?

What treatment(s) do you recommend? Why?

How will my treatment be given?

What are the cure and remission (recurrence) rates for this treatment?

What results do you expect from this treatment?

Are there any alternatives to this treatment?

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?

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