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What to ask your doctor about living with anal cancer

Men and women discussing anal cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • Where can I get help to deal with my feelings?
  • Do I have to pay for counselling?
  • Who can answer my questions about living with my colostomy?
  • When can I go back to work?
  • Can I take up my usual sports, hobbies and activities again? If so, when?
  • Is there anyone I can talk to about treatment affecting my sex life?
  • Can my partner talk to them too?
  • What should I do if I have difficulty with my diet?
  • Can I see a dietitian here?
  • What practical help is available?
  • Can I get any help with money?
  • Can anyone help me with claiming benefits?
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Updated: 13 June 2016