Pancreatic Cancer (cont.)
Questions to Ask the
A person who has been diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma should ask the
doctor the following questions:
- Where is my cancer located?
- How far has the cancer spread?
- What treatment options do I have?
- What is the overall goal of treatment in my case?
- If the expectation of therapy is not to cure the cancer, then when should I
consider hospice or
palliative care and what do I need to know about advance directives?
- What are the risks and side effects of the proposed treatment?
- Am I eligible for a clinical trial? How do I find out?
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