Cancer Questions South Carolina: Understanding Cancer Treatment Options and Process | Beaufort Memorial Hospital, SC 29902

Cancer Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Helping You Find Answers

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have a lot of concerns. Here are some questions you may want answered. Discussing them can help your doctor understand your concerns and help you focus on the treatment options and process.

  • What type of cancer do I have?
  • How aggressive does the cancer appear to be, and how far has it spread?
  • Are other tests needed before I decide on a treatment approach?
  • Which type of treatment do you recommend and why?
  • What is the goal of the treatment?
  • What are the expected benefits of this treatment?
  • What are the risks and possible side effects of this treatment?
  • Where will I receive this treatment?
  • How long will I receive this treatment?
  • Will I need to change my regular activities? If so, for how long?
  • What other treatment options might be available?
  • Would a clinical trial be appropriate for me?

For more information, contact the Beaufort Memorial Keyserling Cancer Center at 843-522-7800.

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