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What to ask your doctor about eye cancer chemotherapy

Men and women discussing eye cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • Why do you think I need to have chemotherapy?
  • What will the chemotherapy do for me?
  • How will I have the chemotherapy?
  • Will I need a general anaesthetic?
  • What are the names of the drugs I will have?
  • What are the side effects?
  • How long will the treatment last?
  • How often will I have to come to the hospital?
  • Is it possible to get help with fares or transport to and from the hospital?
  • Is there anything I will have to do at home (for example change the chemotherapy bags in a pump)?
  • What if I cannot manage?
  • Who do I contact if I become unwell at home?
  • Are there any long term side effects of this treatment?
  • Is there a clinical trial that is suitable for me?
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Updated: 27 June 2015