For Pulmonologist

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  1. What screening or x-ray methods will you use?
  2. Will I be exposed to harmful substances?
  3. How long will it take to obtain the results?
  4. Who will explain my screening results to me?
  5. What is a lung biopsy?
  6. How will you conduct the biopsy? Is it painful?
  7. Will I need to have anesthesia for the biopsy?
  8. Will a biopsy require an overnight hospital stay?
  9. How do you read a biopsy?
  10. Am I more susceptible to diseases such as bronchitis?
  11. Why am I short of breath?
  12. Are there exercises to help me regain my breathing capacity?
  13. How will we know if the treatment is working?
  14. Am I at risk for a relapse?
  15. Will I be able to continue work/school?
  16. Are there any alternative treatment options?