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Second Opinion

Why Rita Wilson's Message Matters for Everyone

Darryle Pollack | Posted 06.16.2015 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

Rita's example illustrates a relatively recent shift in health care, with decisions not handed down by the doctor from above but made by as a partnership between the doctor and the patient.

Rita Wilson Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Has Double Mastectomy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty

Rita Wilson has revealed she has breast cancer, news she hopes will encourage other women to get a second opinion when it comes to their health. "N...

Never Second Guess a Second Opinion

Jessica Bensten | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Bensten

From our conversation, I knew I had to stop sitting still. Stop accepting that we got the best, without checking it out myself. I chose to not accept statistics. I couldn't take my son's cancer away, but there were other things I could do. Everett and I got busy researching.

Just What Do You Owe Your Doctor?

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

In a rapidly advancing field of disease and medicine like the cancer world, a second or third expert opinion can be one of the most important medical decisions you make.

When To Get A Second Opinion

Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kevin Gray for Men's Journal Find a doctor you trust, but don't hesitate to get a second opinion when you feel you need one. Here are some occas...

Happy Birthday T4C!

Maria Grazia Pozzi | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Maria Grazia Pozzi

There is a world within our world that moves without fussing and shouting. It labors within our daily lives with a steady pace that is unlikely to slow down. This world is a reality for Translators4Children.

What to Do If You Receive a Serious Medical Diagnosis

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

If your doctor tells you that you've been diagnosed with a serious illness or condition, that news can be devastating. However, I've learned there are recommended steps patients can take to best navigate their suddenly challenging situation.

A Second Opinion About Second Opinions

Ellen Langer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Langer

The medical world encourages us to get a second opinion before embarking on expensive procedures. While getting a second opinion may seem straightforward, the process is not so simple.