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Immunotherapy Appointment Guide

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Ask the right questions at your next doctor’s appointment. Answer two questions below to personalize your appointment guide.
  • How are you tolerating the immunotherapy treatments? What's the biggest change you've noticed since starting immunotherapy?
  • Are you experiencing any flu-like symptoms, such as fever, chills, nausea or fatigue?
  • How is your energy level?
  • What's the biggest change you've noticed since starting immunotherapy?
  • Does your health history include any auto-immune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, MS or Graves' disease?
  • Would you be willing to participate in a clinical trial?
  • How familiar are you with the term Personalized Medicine?
  • What new symptoms are you experiencing?
  • How aggressive do you want to be in treating your cancer? What is your goal?
  • What is immunotherapy and how is it different from chemotherapy? Are they prescribed together?
  • What types of cancer can be treated with immunotherapy?
  • Am I a candidate for immunotherapy? How is the proper immunotherapy regimen selected for me?
  • How long will it take to receive a course of immunotherapy treatment for my type of cancer?
  • Where will I need to go to receive my immunotherapy treatments?
  • What types of side effects might I experience with immunotherapy?
  • What is the success rate of immunotherapy?
  • How long will I need to receive immunotherapy treatment?
  • What is my prognosis?
  • What specific type of immunotherapy will I be getting?
  • Are my new symptoms a direct result of my immunotherapy treatment?
  • Do you recommend immunotherapy for me?
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Last Review Date: 2018 Jul 17
  1. What is Cancer Immunotherapy? American Cancer Society. https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/treatment-types/immunotherapy/what-is-i...
  2. Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer. National Cancer Institute. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/types/immunotherapy
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