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Talking to Your Doctor About Brain Tumors
You have a unique medical history. It is important to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with brain tumors. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
General Tips for Gathering Information
Here are some tips that will make it easier for you to talk to your doctor:
Specific Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Brain Tumors
About Your Risk of Developing Brain Tumors
About Treatment Options
About Lifestyle Changes
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Last reviewed June 2013 by Mohei Abouzied, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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