Hi, has anybody gotten a second opinion in the US? I heard from a few people that they are way ahead of Canada in terms of treatments. It’s very pricey so I am not sure what to do :(. Thank you.
hi there. I have a type of sarcoma cancer so I joined a fb sarcoma page.
I met one other with the same type of my rare cancer. Her care is with the Mayo clinic in the US. They are supposed to be the best for sarcoma.
I also had 3 consultation here in 3 different hospitals, Toronto and Hamilton, which both have sarcoma teams.
I have received the same care and recommendations on chemo as my US buddy.
I think the main difference has been the US is more inclined to operate multiple times. My friend has had 7 surgeries to remove her mets. But even that has limits. Her docs are now saying no more surgeries and the next tumor will kill her.
Sending you best wishes.
Thank you! I asked for a second opinion at Princess Margaret. So I think I am just going to stick with that. I have an autoimmune liver condition which really complicated my treatment. Trying to stay positive, but it’s hard when they tell you you have a year or two. :(