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What Makes a High-Quality Second Opinion
There are certain factors that can help ensure patients receive a high-quality second opinion.
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Noelle LoConte, MD (pictured) explains why second opinions are an important step in cancer treatment.
Read the study abstract from the Journal of Clinical Oncology illustrating Dr. LoConte's point: Disparities in the Clinical Trial Participation of Adult Cancer Patients
Dr. LoConte is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She joined the faculty of the UW Carbone Cancer Center in the summer of 2006. She was the recipient of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award for 2006. Her clinical interests are in gastrointestinal cancers, as well as cancer of any type in the older adult.
Dr. LoConte writes a column for Advances e-Newsletter called A Note From Your Doctor. In her column, she shares her thoughts on healthy living, cancer research and current treatments. She will even answer your questions.