Home About Cancer Questions to Ask Ur Doctor
  • What type of cancer do I have?
  • How was the diagnosis established?
  • Where exactly is it located?
  • What are the risk factors?
  • What are the treatment options?
  • Is the proposed treatment covered by my insurance plan?
  • Which treatments, or combination of treatments, do you recommend? Why?
  • What is your experience in treating this type of cancer?
  • Is this type of cancer caused by genetic factors?
  • What lifestyle changes do you recommend?
  • What are some common symptoms or side effects?
  • What diagnostic tests or procedures are necessary?
  • How can I prepare myself for each test or procedure?
  • Can you explain my pathology report to me?
  • What is the stage of my cancer? What does this mean?
  • Does the treatment require hospitalization?
  • How long will I be in the hospital?
  • Are there patient support groups or support services available?
  • What are the side effects of this treatment?
  • What are clinical trials?
  • What are the benefits and risks of participating in a clinical trial?
  • What follow-up tests do I need, and how often will I need them?
  • Will I have to follow a special diet or regimen?
  • What exercise should I regularly get?

Medit July2016