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Questions to Ask About Your Lung Cancer

1. Exactly what kind of lung cancer do I have?
2. Where is the cancer located and how far has it spread? What stage is my cancer?
3. What are my chances for recovery?
4. Can you surgically remove my lung cancer?
5. How will the surgery affect my breathing or quality of life?
6. Will I need chemotherapy or radiotherapy?
7. What are the goals of these lung cancer treatments, and what is my prognosis?
8. What are my treatment choices and what are their potential complications?
9. What are the possible side effects from my treatments? Is there a way to minimize any of these side effects?
10. Would any clinical trials be appropriate for me?

 

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on August 09, 2014

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