Midday Fix: Knowledge is Power author Dr. Dennis Citrin

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Dr. Dennis Citrin

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

To purchase a copy of the book:

Knowledge Is Power: What Every Woman Should Know about Breast Cancer

Important Questions Women Need to Ask

Before Treatment
Seek a second opinion
Ask for a needle biopsy if it’s not offered
Ask for the exact type of breast cancer
Ask for all the treatment options available

During Treatment
Surround yourself with a multi-disciplinary team through the process
Ask questions about the treatments you’re being given
Ask about the side affects you should look for
Ask about methods to help alleviate short term side effects
Ask about life style changes to make to help enhance the treatment process

After Treatment
Ask about compliance with follow up treatments, etc. after your finished with your primary treatments
Ask about long term side effects and how to treat them
Ask about signs and symptoms to be aware of for possible recurrence

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