“Get a second opinion!”
This is important! Who doesn’t get a second opinion when having work done on their car or house? Isn’t your body and health more important!
Go to a specialist and get a second opinion. Travel the distance if need be. Your health is so important. You don’t have to be followed up on every visit by a specialist if you live far away, but you owe it to yourself and your loved ones to have a specialist on hand as the “architect” of your healthcare treatment plan. Cancer is a serious disease and the specialists see only cancer patients day-in and day-out – they are the ones who keep up with the latest news and treatment options. They are the ones who have access to clinical trials and can let you know all the options there.
Watch the following video from our recent town meeting for lung cancer patients and listen to the panel discuss the importance of getting a second opinion: