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What to ask your doctor about fevers and cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • Am I currently more at risk from infections than usual?
  • What can I do to avoid infection?
  • Do I need treatment to help prevent an infection?
  • How do I take my own temperature and how often should I check it?
  • Who should I contact if I have a fever?
  • What is causing my fever?
  • Is it serious?
  • What is the treatment for my infection?
  • How long will it take to treat?
  • Are there any side effects to the treatment?
  • What happens if you cannot find the cause of my infection?
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Updated: 8 May 2014