Cancer | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the best thing I can do to prevent cancer?
  • Am I more likely to get certain types of cancer?
  • How long after I’m diagnosed with cancer will treatment begin?
  • How will I decide what treatment is best for me?
  • Will I be able to work while I’m undergoing treatment for cancer?
  • Can I still hold my children/grandchildren while I’m having chemotherapy or radiation therapy?
  • Is there a special diet I should eat while I’m being treated for cancer?
  • Now that I’m done with my cancer treatment, how often will I have to be tested to see whether my cancer has come back?
  • Is it likely that my cancer will come back?
  • How can I help my family to accept that I have cancer?

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 06/02