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Questions to Ask During Treatment

Questions to Ask During Treatment


1.   What is the baseline we are starting from?

2.   What side effects can I expect from the treatment?

3   Will there be permanent side effects, and if so, what are they?

4.   Are there any clinical trials I may be eligible for?

5.   Given Cancer was also found in my lymph nodes will Radiation be given to that area as well?

6.   How are you measuring the effectiveness of my chemo?

7.   What results are you expecting from the chemo treatment? What do you expect to see happen?

8.   Is this radiation considered curative or preventative?

9.   What are the short term and long term side effects of your proposed treatment plan?

10.   How long do I have before I have to make a decision on your proposed treatment plan?

11.   Is cancer fully curable? If so, how? If not, what are our options?

12.   Who will be my main medical point of contact throughout this process?

13.   If I have treatment, how long can I continue working for?

14.   When will treatment start?