Questions to ask


Listed below are some questions that might be useful when talking about hormonal therapies for breast cancer:

  • Can I benefit from hormonal therapy? How?
  • Which hormonal therapies are suitable for me? Why?
  • What does the hormonal therapy you are recommending involve?
  • How much will the hormonal therapy you are recommending cost?
  • What are the side effects of the hormonal therapy you are recommending?
  • Is there anything I can do to reduce the risk or impact of these side effects?
  • When will I start hormonal therapies if I'm having other treatments?
  • Who should I contact if side effects develop?
  • How can I manage side effects if they develop?
  • Will hormonal therapy affect my ability to have children?
  • Do I still need to use contraception if I am having hormonal therapy?