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What to ask your doctor about sex hormone symptoms and cancer

Here are some suggestions for questions to ask your doctor or specialist nurse about sex hormone symptoms and cancer

  • Is my treatment likely to cause hormonal symptoms?
  • What hormonal symptoms will I get?
  • Is there anything I can do to reduce the risk?
  • How long will I have side effects from hormone therapy?
  • Can I have any treatment for hot flushes and sweats (or any other symptoms you may be having)?
  • Will changing my diet help to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis)?
  • Can I see a dietician?
  • Will I have any other long term problems caused by the hormonal symptoms?
  • Who can I talk to about my hormone symptoms?
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Updated: 29 June 2015