The Know Yourself Worksheet helps patients prepare for a visit to their doctor and discuss their preferences with their family and health care team.

The worksheet explores:

  • Hopes and goals about diagnosis and prognosis
  • Personal goals and milestones
  • Quality of life during and after treatment
  • Impact of disease and side-effects
  • Other concerns

Use these prompts to help you prepare for your doctor’s visit and discuss your wishes with your physician and your family.

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