Leukemia Questions

Leukemia Questions to Ask Before Receiving Chemotherapy or Biological Therapy

Leukemia questions to ask before receiving chemotherapy or biological therapy may include:
 
  • Why do I need this leukemia chemotherapy treatment or biological therapy?
  • What drugs will I get?
  • Should I see my dentist before treatment begins?
  • What will these leukemia treatments do?
  • Will I have to stay in the hospital?
  • How will we know the drugs are working?
  • How long will I be on this treatment?
  • Will I experience side effects during treatment? How long will they last?
  • What can I do about side effects?
  • Can these drugs cause side effects later on?
  • How often will I need checkups?
 

Leukemia Questions to Ask Before Undergoing Radiation Therapy

Leukemia questions to ask before undergoing radiation therapy may include the following:
 
  • Why do I need this leukemia radiation therapy?
  • When will the treatments begin? How often will they be given? When will they end?
  • How will I feel during therapy? Will there be side effects? How long will they last?
  • What can I do about side effects?
  • Can radiation therapy cause side effects later on?
  • What can I do to take care of myself during therapy?
  • How will we know if the radiation is working?
  • Will I be able to continue my normal activities during treatment?
  • How often will I need checkups?
 

Leukemia Questions to Ask Before a Stem Cell Transplant

Before having a stem cell transplant, people with leukemia may wish to ask their doctor the following questions:
 
  • What kind of stem cell transplant will I have? If I need a donor, how will we find one?
  • How long will I be in the hospital? What care will I need when I leave the hospital?
  • How will we know if the treatment is working?
  • What are the risks and the side effects? What can we do about them?
  • What changes in normal activities will be necessary?
  • What is my chance of a full recovery? How long will that take?
  • How often will I need checkups?
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