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Diagnosed With Metastatic Melanoma? 7 Reasons to Get a Second Opinion

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To Confirm Your Diagnosis


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To Explore Your Treatment Options


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If Your Case is Not Typical


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If Your Insurance Company Requires It


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If You Are Uncomfortable With Your Doctor


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If You Want to Explore Clinical Trials


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If You Want to Talk to Someone who Specializes in Your Cancer Type


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How to Seek a Second Opinion


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Documents to Bring with You to Your Second Opinion Visit


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How to Gather Those Documents


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A Second Opinion Matters


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.