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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for the appointment?

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Has your doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with cancer?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Cancer? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Cancer

Top 10 Questions about Cancer

  1. How is cancer diagnosed and what tests do I need?
  2. What is the stage and grade of my cancer and what does that mean for me?
  3. How will cancer affect my daily life and long-term health and what is my prognosis?
  4. What are my treatment options for cancer?
  5. What are the risks and benefits of each type of cancer treatment and why are you recommending one over the other for me?
  6. What strategies, such as diet, exercise, and stress management can help me keep myself healthy and strong during my treatment for cancer?
  7. What strategies can help me stay positive and emotionally healthy during cancer treatment?
  8. What can I expect from my cancer chemotherapy or medication and how long will it take to start working?
  9. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my cancer chemotherapy or medication?
  10. What can I do to prevent or treat any potential side effects of my cancer chemotherapy or medication?
  1. What are the symptoms of cancer?
  2. Could another medical condition be causing my symptoms?
  3. What are the risk factors for cancer and how many of them do I have?
  4. How is cancer diagnosed and what tests do I need?
  5. Can my primary care doctor diagnose cancer or will I need to see a specialist or an oncologist?
  6. When and how will I learn of my diagnosis?
  7. What is the stage and grade of my cancer and what does that mean for me?
  8. How likely is it that my cancer has spread?
  9. How will cancer affect my daily life and long-term health and what is my prognosis?
  10. What types of medical professionals do I need to see and when?
  11. Are my children or family members at risk of developing this type of cancer?
  12. Will I need follow-up tests and if so, how often will I need them?
  13. What are my treatment options for cancer?
  14. What are the risks and benefits of each type of cancer treatment and why are you recommending one over the other for me?
  15. What strategies, such as diet,