Chemotherapy: Questions for Your Doctor

Here are some sample questions you might ask your doctor. Print and take this list with you to your next doctor visit.

❏ What is the goal of chemotherapy in my case?

❏ How will I get chemo — and how often and for how long?

❏ What are the risks and possible side effects? How can they be managed?

❏ What is likely to happen if I don’t receive chemo?

❏ Is there anything I should do to get ready for treatment?

❏ Will I be able to work during treatment?

❏ How will we know if chemo or my other therapies are helping?

Add your own questions or notes:

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and not intended to be nor should be construed as medical or other advice. You should consult your own doctor and/or an appropriate professional to determine what may be right for you. Treatment options mentioned may not be covered by your benefit plan. Check your plan for specific coverage details.