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Year: 2022

Language: English

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Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Deciding to Take Gene Therapy


For people considering taking gene therapy, it is extremely important to learn as much as possible about if you are a good candidate, what the potential benefits and risks are, and what to expect during the procedure, and essential that your questions are answered. It may be helpful to write down a list of questions to ask before meeting with your health care team.

The WFH does not engage in the practice of medicine and under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals. For diagnosis or consultation on a specific medical problem, the WFH recommends that you contact your physician or local treatment centre. Before administering any products, the WFH urges patients to check dosages with a physician or hemophilia centre staff, and to consult the pharmaceutical company’s printed instructions.

The WFH does not promote any particular pharmaceutical product and any mention of any commercial brand in this presentation is strictly for educational purposes.