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Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Have Cancer

It's important to know that each patient's situation is different. Talking frankly and openly with your doctor and the rest of your cancer care team is also important. They need to be the ones to answer some specific questions you may have, and they want to be able to answer all of your questions. It helps if you know what to ask. Here you'll find lists of questions you can ask to help you better understand your cancer and your options. 

General Questions to Ask If You Have Cancer

Download this PDF worksheet for general questions to ask if you have cancer.

Find More Information and More Questions to Ask

For information about your cancer, and to find more questions to ask your doctor, see our detailed information by cancer type.