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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 remove my lung cancer with surgery?
    5. How will the surgery affect my breathing or quality of life?
    6. Will I need chemotherapy or radiation?
    7. What are the goals for these lung cancer treatments, and what is my prognosis?
    8. What are my treatment choices, and what do they mean for me long-term?
    9. What side effects do my treatments cause? Is there a way to make them less of a problem?
    10. Would any clinical trials be a good idea for me?

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    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on March 21, 2016

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