10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about...

Lung Cancer

  1. What is lung cancer? Are there different types, and does it matter which type I have?

  2. How does cancer spread? Where does it spread?

  3. How is lung cancer evaluated?

  4. What determines whether surgery is a treatment option?

  5. What is chemotherapy? Where is it given and by whom?

  6. What is radiation therapy? Where is it given and by whom?

  7. What side effects can I expect with chemotherapy? What side effects can I expect with radiation therapy?

  8. What will my general health be like during chemotherapy and radiation therapy?

  9. Are there any special precautions I should take?

  10. Where can I find further information and emotional support?

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