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How can someone get a second opinion for hodgkin's disease?

3 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See your family doc: To get a second opinion, start with your family doctor or internist. He or she should be able to help you arrange for the second opinion.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
Easy: Either ask you doctor for the names of 3 people or call the leukemia and lymphoma society in your area and ask for names of docs for a 2nd opinion...Definitely would do it if you are having some doubts.
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
Medical Oncology 25 years experience
Stanford: Hodgkin lymphoma is quite rare with only about 8000 cases a year in the US. There are experts in this disease at most of the large academic cancer centers. In your area Dr. Advani at Stanford is superb.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Should everyone get a second opinion for hodgkin's disease?

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Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
Depends: If you trust the initial medical opinion, no need for second opinion. For peace of mind, a second opinion will be advisable.

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