ONCOLOGY :: About Cancer
Questions to Ask Your Child's Physician
No parent wants to see his/her child suffer. A diagnosis of cancer in a child is one of the most devastating events in a parent's life. One of the best coping mechanisms is to be informed. Cancer is extremely complex and difficult to understand. It is important to ask as many questions as necessary - to be completely clear about the diagnosis and what to expect, and to understand why certain tests are being done. Parents are entitled to a clear explanation about anything related to their child's condition. Here are some important questions you may consider asking your child's physician:
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