What to ask your doctor about thyroid cancer chemotherapy
Some questions you might ask your doctor
- Why do I need chemotherapy?
- How will I feel during chemotherapy?
- Is there another treatment I can have instead?
- What do you hope the chemotherapy will do for me?
- Are there any long term side effects?
- Do I have any choice of treatment?
- Is there a treatment that won't make my hair fall out?
- Which drugs will I have?
- What effect will the drugs have on the cancer?
- How will chemotherapy affect my immune system?
- Can I take anything to help boost my immune system?
- How long will my course of treatment be?
- What side effects can I expect?
- How can I reduce the side effects?
- What can I do to help myself feel well during chemotherapy?
- What other support is available?
- How will I know if I get an infection?
- Who should I call if I get an infection while I am having chemotherapy?
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