You’re Sick. Now What? Knowledge Is Power. - NYTimes.com
Posted Apr 09 2009 6:22pm
You’re Sick. Now What? Knowledge Is Power. - NYTimes.com: "The goal is to find an M.D., not become one. Often patients begin a medical search hoping to discover a breakthrough medical study or a cure buried on the Internet. But even the best medical searches don’t always give you the answers. Instead, they lead you to doctors who can provide you with even more information.
“It’s probably the most important thing in your cancer care that you believe someone has your best interests at heart,” said Dr. Anna Pavlick, director of the melanoma program at the New York University Cancer Institute. “In an area where there are no right answers, you’re going to get a different opinion with every doctor you see. You’ve got to find a doctor you feel most comfortable with, the one you most trust.”"