Questions to ask your doctor about cancer surgery
Some questions you might ask your doctor
- Why do I need an operation?
- What are you going to remove?
- What are the risks?
- Is there any preparation I need to do beforehand?
- What tests do I need?
- Where and when will I have these tests?
- Are there any other treatment options?
- What effect will the surgery have on my body?
- Are there any long term side effects?
- When will I be able to go home?
- When will I be able to do normal activities such as work and housework?
- When can I have sex again?
- When can I drive again?
- Will I have to take any medicines afterwards?
- Will I need to have any stitches taken out?
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