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I heard what my doctor thinks; now I want a second opinion. How do I get one?

Posted On : October 23, 2017,   Time : 10:55 pm

By Steven Petrow (The Washington Post , October 22) An occasional series of health questions, answered Q: I’ve been diagnosed with cancer and hope for a second opinion before I start treatment. I’d like to ask my oncologist for a referral, but that feels like I don’t trust her. How do I do this without offending her? A: How about this: “I love you, but let’s both get a second opinion,” suggests Jonathan Schaffer, an orthopedic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. read more