Work with your healthcare team
It’s important to make the most of your doctor visits. Here are 3 tips to help you get organized and be prepared:
If you have questions, ask them
Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Your doctor and nurse want you to take an active role in your treatment. And one way to do that is by learning all you can about your treatment.
Here are a few questions to ask your doctor during upcoming visits:
Before starting treatment:
Let people help. And help them back.
Your friends and family want to help, but they need direction from you. To get started:
Know who is on your team
You likely already have a healthcare team. It’s made up of all the people who are helping you through your treatment. They may include:
Try to avoid added pressure in your life.
Balance exercise with rest
You may be experiencing fatigue, but it’s still important to stay active as best you can.
It’s important to maintain a healthy weight and eat a well-balanced diet that includes more fruits, fresh vegetables, whole grains, and high-fiber foods.