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What to ask your doctor about living with nasopharyngeal cancer

Men and women discussing nasopharyngeal cancer

This page has questions about living with nasopharyngeal cancer. You may wish to ask your doctor

  • How will my treatment affect me?
  • Will I ever get back to normal?
  • Are there any long term effects?
  • Will my sight be affected?
  • How can I get help with changes in how well I see?
  • Will my treatment affect my sex life?
  • If I have difficulty eating, who can I go to for help?
  • Will I need a special diet?
  • Is there anything I shouldn’t eat?
  • Will I need any extra vitamins or other diet supplements?
  • How do I see arrange to see a dietician?
  • Will I be able to go back to work?
  • Where can I get help with claiming benefits and grants?
  • What practical help is available?
  • Are my children at risk of getting a head and neck cancer?
  • Why did this happen to me?
  • Where can I get help dealing with my feelings?
  • Can you refer me for counselling?
  • Do I have to pay for counselling?
  • Could you refer me to a specialist cancer nurse?
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Updated: 2 September 2014