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What to ask your doctor about living with ovarian cancer

Women discussing ovarian cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • How long will it take to get back to normal after my surgery?
  • How will my cancer treatment affect my day to day life?
  • When can I go back to work?
  • Can I take up my usual sports, hobbies and activities again?
  • How will my surgery affect my sex life?
  • Will I have menopausal symptoms after my surgery?
  • How long will they go on?
  • What is your view on my taking HRT?
  • How can I deal with menopausal symptoms if I don't take HRT?
  • Where can I get help dealing with my feelings?
  • Do I have to pay for counselling?
  • What practical help is available?
  • Can I get help with money?
  • Can anyone help me with claiming benefits?
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Updated: 27 April 2016