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Managing Treatment > Working with Your Healthcare Team
Your healthcare team is your best resource throughout your treatment.
Talk openly and often with them about your doubts, questions, or concerns. That can help you feel more in control and get the information you need to best manage your treatment.1
Here are some tips to help you make the most of your doctor visits.
You may have thought about personal goals or career goals throughout your life, but what about your goals while on treatment? While the goal of treatment for metastatic breast cancer (MBC) may be to help people live longer, you may be thinking about your quality of life, too.
What is most important to you at this time in your life? Remember, goals are meant to help you achieve what matters to you. That means there is no such thing as a wrong answer.
For example, perhaps you want to:
To set goals while on treatment, it may be helpful to:
Setting goals while on treatment may help you to plan for what matters most to you. It may also help you to make the most of your conversations with your doctor. By communicating these goals, together you can create a treatment plan that works best for you.