What to ask your doctor about tests for oesophageal cancer
Some questions you may want to ask your doctor
- What tests are you going to do?
- What are you looking for?
- Will the tests show whether I have cancer?
- How reliable are the tests?
- Do I have to do anything to prepare for the tests?
- Will you know what treatment I will need when you have the results?
- Are any of the tests painful?
- Do any of the tests have after effects?
- Can I have these tests as an outpatient?
- Should I bring someone with me when I have these tests?
- How long will the results take and who will give them to me?
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