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What to ask your doctor about laryngeal cancer chemotherapy

Men and women discussing laryngeal 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 the chemotherapy be given to me?
  • Will the chemotherapy be combined with radiotherapy?
  • What will the side effects be?
  • Are there any long term effects of this treatment?
  • 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?
  • Is there a clinical trial that is suitable for me?
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Updated: 21 July 2015