Questions to ask about breast cancer surgery

Listed below are some questions that may be helpful when talking about surgery for breast cancer:

  • What type of surgery is best for me?
  • What will surgery involve?
  • Do you specialise in breast cancer surgery? Can you refer me to someone who specialises in breast cancer surgery?
  • Where will the scars be and what will they look like?
  • How long will I be in hospital?
  • How long will I take to recover?
  • What side effects can I expect?
  • Who should I contact if side effects happen?
  • How much will the surgery cost?