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What should I ask my doctor after a diagnosis of anaplastic thyroid cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

After a diagnosis of anaplastic thyroid cancer, there are many questions you can ask your doctor. It is important for you to know what stage your cancer is in, as well as the treatment options available. As your doctor outlines your options, be sure to ask what the risks involved are, as well as the benefits. If you work, find out if you can continue to work during treatments. Take any brochures and information your physician has about anaplastic thyroid cancer and make sure to find out how much time you have to think about and decide on which treatment plan is the best one for you. It is also a good idea to make sure you can contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse.

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