young woman in dark gray sweater with curious face and question marks

Questions To Ask After Diagnosis

Subscribe

Get the latest updates from Pink Lotus Power Up!

I was invited to the TODAY show for 2009 breast cancer awareness month to talk about the top questions to ask your doctor after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Here is a quick summary of what I shared with viewers:

What Stage Am I?

There are 5 stages of breast cancer, 0 through 4. Make sure you understand which stage of breast cancer you have as it greatly affects treatment options and chances of survival.

What are my treatment options?

There are 3 main treatment options for breast cancer: surgery, radiation and medications, such as chemotherapy. You have many choices within these categories – be sure to understand what your options are and why!

Previous Post
Quick Facts On MRI
Next Post
Stereotactic Core Biopsy
Please Login to comment
4 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
4 Comment authors
Bakinglady70Suzebarbara tegardenDiamonddaughter Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Bakinglady70
Guest
Bakinglady70

I couldn’t hear the audio from my iPad 🙁 Do you have any other information about questions to ask after diagnosis?

Diamonddaughter
Guest
Diamonddaughter

This is a great presentation and very informative. Thanks. I was encouraged.

barbara tegarden
Guest
barbara tegarden

I saw the t.v. program and thank you so much for your efforts to provide women with the tools we need for prevention.

God Bless

Suze
Member
Suze

Thank you for sharing this video Dr. Funk. I didn’t have good advice like this when I was diagnosed a few years back. My head was spinning like crazy and I didn’t even know I had to ask any questions. I went home and researched on the Internet just to get more confused and scared. I didn’t ask any questions when my doctor gave me the bad news – now I know this was a mistake. I want to recommend to every woman to clearly ask what stage of breast cancer she has before doing any research online and starting to fear for her live. My cancer was completely curable and I wasted a lot of energy because I didn’t ask enough questions.

Menu

Add address

X
X
X
X