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Bone Cancer Questions to Ask Before Surgery

Questions to ask the doctor prior to bone cancer surgery include:
 
  • What kind of operation will it be?
  • How will I feel after the bone cancer surgery?
  • What help will I get if I have pain?
  • How long will I have to stay in the hospital?
  • Will I have any long-term effects because of this operation?
  • When will I be able to resume my normal activities?
  • Will follow-up visits be necessary?
     

Bone Cancer Questions to Ask Before Radiation Therapy

Questions to ask the doctor prior to radiation therapy include:
 
  • What is the goal of this treatment?
  • How will the bone cancer radiation be given?
  • Will I need to stay in the hospital? For how long?
  • When will the treatments begin? When will they end?
  • How will I feel during therapy? Are there side effects?
  • What can I do to take care of myself during therapy?
  • How will we know if the radiation therapy is working?
  • Will I be able to continue my normal activities during treatment?
  • How will radiation therapy affect my sex life?
  • Will follow-up visits be necessary?
     

Bone Cancer Questions to Ask Before Chemotherapy

Questions to ask the doctor prior to chemotherapy include:
 
  • Why do I need this treatment?
  • What drug will I get? How will it be given? What will it do?
  • Will I have side effects? What can I do about them?
  • How long will I be on this treatment?
  • How often will I need checkups?
     
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