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Questions to Ask your Doctor About Surgery for Bile Duct Cancer

You may be overwhelmed with the information that you receive from your doctor. It is important to take the time to gather as much information as possible. Here are some questions you may want to ask your doctor about surgery for bile duct cancer:

  • What kind of surgery can I consider? What option do you recommend for me?

  • Will it cure me of the cancer?

  • How will I feel after surgery?

  • Will I need radiation and chemotherapy before or after surgery?

  • Where will the scars be? What will they look like?

  • When can I get back to my normal activities?

  • How will surgery affect my diet?

  • What kind of follow-up care will I need after surgery?

  • Will I need other treatment after surgery?