If you’ve spend several days overnight in a hospital, getting the go-ahead from your medical team may come with excitement to go home coupled with the concern of not having your medical team readily available.

So what can patients do to ease their minds before heading home? Ask all the questions that may come to mind. The experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America say these are the five things patients should know before being discharged.

About Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIN and YouTube.