Questions to Ask About Treatment for Oral Cancer
At first, the information you receive about treatment options may seem overwhelming. You may ease the stress by allowing yourself time to gather as much information as possible about your disease and its treatment and to discuss the issues with your doctors, nurses, and loved ones.
You may find it helpful to make a list of your questions before seeing your doctor. To make it easier to remember what the doctor says, you may want to take notes during meetings with your doctor, or ask if you can use a tape recorder. It might also help to have a family member or friend with you to take part in the discussion, to take notes, or just to listen. Use the list of questions below as a starting place for the questions you might ask: