Questions to Ask Your Oncologist About Breast Cancer Treatment
Whether you’re leaning toward an approved breast cancer treatment or a clinical trial treatment, it’s paramount to get all of the relevant information from your oncologist. Ultimately, your decision will be based on which breast cancer treatment option seems to offer the most potential benefits with the least drawbacks.
Susan K. Williford, M.D., Medical Oncologist
Some questions to ask your doctor are what type of breast cancer do I have, what stage is my breast cancer, what surgery and specifically what reconstruction options do I have, are there, any clinical trials that I can go on.
There are many things you can do to be part of your healthcare team, stay active and exercise. Exercise has been shown to help cancer fatigue. Also eat healthy and maintain a positive attitude. Be forgiving of people who love you but don’t know what to say.