You will need to ascertain what type of cancer you have, what stage it's at and the parts of the body that have been affected. Ask your doctor if it's an aggressive type that might be quick to spread or a slow-growing type and what the prognosis is.
About Your Treatment
Find out the treatment options available to you and if you need surgery. You need to know about possible side effects, how the treatments work, what the different medications are called and what they do, and whether or not the treatment will cure the cancer or simply manage the symptoms. You'll want to ask how long the treatment will take and how soon you'll know if it's working. You'll also want to ask financial questions, like the treatment cost and if insurance will cover it.
About Your Healthcare Team
You'll want to learn everything you can about the people who will be taking c