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Questions for Your Doctor

Having an open and honest discussion with your doctor can be a vital part of your sickle cell disease treatment journey. Consider the following questions to help you get started.
  • Is LYFGENIA right for me?
  • How do you think LYFGENIA could change my experience with sickle cell disease?
  • What safety considerations should I know about LYFGENIA?
  • What are the possible side effects of LYFGENIA?
  • What should I do if I’m planning on having kids?

Interested in moving forward with LYFGENIA? Make sure to ask these questions at your next doctor appointment:

  • Where will I go to receive LYFGENIA?
  • Who will oversee my treatment?
  • What can I expect at the Qualified Treatment Center (QTC)A hospital that has been carefully selected based on expertise in areas such as transplants or cell and gene therapy, with staff trained to administer LYFGENIA?
  • How will I be monitored after LYFGENIA, and for how long?

Questions for Your QTC Care Team

The discussions with your healthcare team at the QTC are important. The following questions can help you get a better understanding of the treatment process in general during your consultation.
  • Is there anything I should avoid after treatment with LYFGENIA?
  • Who will monitor my follow-up?
  • What are the most important things to know about receiving treatment at a QTC?
  • What will I need to consider and plan for in order to move forward with LYFGENIA (eg, transportation, cost, or community and family support)? What logistics will I need to address beforehand?
  • What do I need to know about what happens after treatment with LYFGENIA? What does follow-up care look like?
  • What should I do if I experience any sickle cell disease–related symptoms during or after treatment?
  • What should I do if I experience side effects during or after treatment?
  • What else should I know about LYFGENIA before I start planning for treatment?

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