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What to ask your doctor about living with lung cancer

Men and women discussing lung cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • How long will it take me to get over my treatment?
  • Will I be able to go back to work?
  • Can I take up my usual sports, hobbies and activities again?
  • Where can I get help dealing with my feelings?
  • Do I have to pay for counselling?
  • How can I learn to cope with my breathlessness?
  • Is there a breathlessness clinic I could go to?
  • Is there a specialist nurse I could see?
  • How do I get practical help at home?
  • Who can advise me on money matters or help with benefit claims?
  • Is there transport to take me to hospital appointments?
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Updated: 31 March 2014