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What to ask your doctor about diagnosing hairy cell leukaemia

Men and women discussing hairy cell leukaemia

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • What tests are you going to do?
  • Why do I have to have them?
  • What will the tests show?
  • Will any of the tests be painful?
  • Are there any risks with any of these tests?
  • Can I eat normally before the tests?
  • Can I bring someone with me while I am having these tests?
  • Will I have to go into hospital for any of these tests?
  • What do you expect the results of the tests to tell you?
  • How long will it take to get the results of the test?
  • Who will give me the results of the test?
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Updated: 2 April 2015