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What to ask your doctor about bladder cancer treatment

 Men and women discussing bladder cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • What stage and grade is my bladder cancer?
  • How does this affect my treatment?
  • What is the likely outcome (prognosis) of my cancer?
  • What is the aim of the treatment?
  • What written information you can give me about my treatment?
  • Is there a specialist nurse I can see?
  • Am I likely to need any other treatment in the future?
  • Are there any experimental treatments that would help me, or clinical trials I might join?
  • How do I get a second opinion?
  • How often will I see you when my treatment finishes?
  • What will happen at my follow up appointments?
  • Is there a number I can call if I am worried between appointments?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
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Updated: 21 May 2015