Once you find a doctor, they don’t have to be your only source of breast cancer information. Breast cancer is complex. It’s a good idea for everyone diagnosed with breast cancer to consider getting a second opinion.
Seeing another doctor from a different hospital or group practice can:
If you’re not happy with your care or you’re not connecting with your doctor, get a second opinion.
It’s OK to get a second opinion at any point during your care. Your doctor should never discourage you from getting a second opinion.
Before getting a second opinion, it’s best to check with your insurance company to see if there are any limits. Some policies may only cover second opinions from doctors in their own network.
Once your second opinion appointment is scheduled:
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