We may never know what triggered the global pandemic that has claimed more than 3.8 million lives. And we won’t know the long-term effects until enough time has elapsed. What we do know for certain is that the incredible strength and collaboration of the scientific community have allowed us to regain some semblance of normalcy.
Luckily, obtaining a second opinion has become easier with advances in telehealth and other virtual technologies, which allow patients to share their medical records and test results with physicians and pathologists to potentially improve treatment plans.
We all handle things differently, look at things differently and understand differently, meaning that the journey of each patient with cancer is unique. But there are always similarities among the symptoms, risks and treatments.