to these questions will help you understand the reason for chemotherapy.
is chemotherapy indicated in my case?
my medical history affect my choices?
is the significance of lymph node involvement?
many of my lymph nodes are cancerous? How many were removed altogether?
my lymph nodes are not involved, should chemotherapy or hormone
therapy still be considered?
Answers to these questions below will help you understand the
drugs involved and their effects.
drugs will I be taking?
Why have you chosen these particular drugs for me?
are the drugs supposed to do?
are the short and long-term risks involved?
I want to become pregnant, what special steps should I take before
starting chemotherapy to preserve my fertility?
are the possible side effects of this type of chemotherapy? Are
there drugs for nausea? Is there a special diet that will help
side effects should I report to the doctor immediately?
Answers to these questions below will help you prepare
for your treatment and follow-up.
soon should the chemotherapy be started?
and where will the chemotherapy be given?
long will each treatment take? How long will the whole series
I continue to work, exercise, etc. during these treatments?
I need to be admitted to the hospital during the course of my
I come alone for treatment or should a friend or relative take
there places you can refer me to for help with transportation?
there other special precautions I should take before, during or
chemotherapy affect my dental/oral health and is there anything
I should do prior to chemotherapy?
treatment be covered by my health insurance? If I lose my hair,
will the cost of a wig be covered by health insurance?
is the best time to purchase a wig?
treatments are completed, how often will I need to see the oncologist?
you give me a complete written list of drugs and dosages for
their special foods that will help me manage side effects?
you refer me to a nutritionist?