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What to ask your doctor about treating hairy cell leukaemia

Men and women discussing hairy cell leukaemia

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • What sort of treatment do I need?
  • Why would you recommend that treatment?
  • What do you expect the treatment to do for me?
  • Is there a choice of treatments?
  • Will I be able to have another treatment if my disease flares up or returns?
  • How long will my treatment last?
  • What will the side effects be?
  • Can you arrange for me to have a second opinion?
  • Is there a clinical trial that I could join?
  • Will I still be able to have children after treatment?
  • How often will you see me when my treatment is finished?
  • When will I be able to go abroad for a holiday?
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Updated: 16 April 2015