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What to ask your doctor about breathing problems and cancer

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  • What is causing my breathlessness?
  • What can be done to help relieve my breathlessness?
  • Can I do anything to help myself?
  • Am I breathless because my cancer is getting worse?
  • Are there any relaxation techniques that can stop me getting anxious?
  • Will my cancer treatments make my breathing worse?
  • Are there any medicines that I can take to help my breathing?
  • Are there any side effects of these drugs?
  • How can morphine help my breathing?
  • What are nebulisers?
  • Do you have a clinic for breathlessness that I could go to?
  • Are there any foods I should avoid?
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Updated: 22 May 2013