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There are online companies that will review your medical records and diagnostic tests. They will then provide a report containing your treatment options and recommended treatment or procedure.

Some of these companies employ leading specialists from some of the most prestigious hospitals across the country. Some are only available through employers and health plans.

The companies charge a fee for their services which is not generally covered by health insurance.

It is advisable to review the credentials of a company and of the doctors they engage before employing their services.

We have not used the following companies, but we understand from reliable sources that each are reputable: (in alphabetical order)

  • Aegis Review was created by a Stanford pathologist, Yale Medical School geriatrician and Mount Sinai School of Medicine medical oncologist and utilizes noted multi-disciplinary oncologists and pathologists. The group provides cancer care diagnostic review and management for the entire cancer experience, from diagnosis through end of life. Aegis Review's focus is limited to cancer. See: offsite link
  • Best Doctors was created by two Harvard medical school doctors. See: offsite link
  • engages doctors at Harvard teaching hospitals. See: offsite link
  • - specializes in cancer treatments. The company includes the services of individual oncologists who practice at hospitals such as Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Yale University of Medicine, Stanford and Memorial Sloan-Kettering. See: offsite link
  • Physicians Background helps locate appropriate doctors or insitutions for a second opinion. See: offsite link
  • Second Opinion Expert, Inc.: SecondOpinionExpert,Inc. offsite link

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