It’s important to have honest, open discussions with your cancer care team. They want to answer all your questions, so that you can make informed treatment and life decisions.
Other health care professionals, such as dietitians and social workers, can also answer some of your questions. You can find more tips about speaking with your health care team in The Doctor-Patient Relationship.
Not all of these questions may apply to you, but asking the ones that do may be helpful. Along with these examples, be sure to write down some of your own. For instance, you might want more information about your recovery time so you can plan your work schedule. Consider these questions to get you started.
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Last Revised: March 18, 2022