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What to ask your doctor about secondary breast cancer treatment

Men and women discussing breast cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • What treatments will be best for me?
  • What is the aim of the treatment?
  • Do I have a choice of types of treatment?
  • Is there a breast care nurse or counsellor I can talk to?
  • What are the side effects of each treatment?
  • What written information can you give me about my treatment?
  • When will my treatment start?
  • How long will my treatment last?
  • Is there a number I can call if I'm worried?
  • Are there any clinical trials or experimental treatments that would be helpful for me?
  • What will happen if I decide not to have any more treatment?
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Updated: 11 August 2014