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When Should You Ask for a Second Opinion?

If you haven't been feeling yourself lately and have gone through numerous tests without any answers, you might be feeling frustrated and unheard.

Or, if you have been told you have a life-threatening illness, how do you know if you should research and find a different doctor for a second opinion?

Listen in as Dr. Neil Spector shares when you should consider asking for a second opinion.
When Should You Ask for a Second Opinion?
Featured Speaker:
neil Neil Spector is the co-director of the developmental therapeutics program at the Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center. He is a Komen Scholar (one of 50 global leaders in breast cancer research) and a Sandra P. Coates Associate Professor in Breast Cancer Research.

He has been published in over 60 publications and journals, including the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Oncogene, Cancer Research, and The Journal of Clinical Oncology.

He has won multiple awards, including the Wayne Rundles Award (excellence in cancer research, Duke University Medical Center), the Wendell Rosse Excellence in Teaching Award (awarded to the best faculty mentor as voted by the Duke medical oncology fellows), and the Claudia Adams Barr Award in Cancer Research (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School).

He resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife, daughter, and two dogs, where he enjoys running, playing tennis, traveling, and is an avid reader of books related to the mind-body connection.