What Questions Should a Patient Ask the Physician or Therapist?

Sometimes it is difficult to know what questions to asked your doctor or therapist. The following might be typical questions for radiation therapy:

What kind of radiation therapy will I get?

How can I expect radiation therapy to help?

How long will my course of radiation therapy last?

Will there be side effects with my course of radiation therapy?

Can I expect any side effects to go away after treatment?

How can I manage any side effects?

Where can I get more information on radiation therapy?