Your Pathway to Peace of Mind
Medical Second Opinions on Cancer
From Cleveland Clinic
Medical Second Opinions Provide Peace of Mind for Those Diagnosed with Cancer
If you’ve received a new cancer diagnosis or aren’t seeing results from your current treatment plan, an expert second opinion can help you move forward with confidence. With The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, patients have access to Cleveland Clinic’s 3,500 specialists with extensive experience in all types of cancers. With no travel needed and no red tape, it’s easy to get a second opinion, all from the comfort of your home.
Uncertain about your cancer diagnosis or treatment plan? Get a virtual second opinion from world-renowned cancer experts at Cleveland Clinic, and turn questions and anxiety into answers and peace of mind. Without travel or red tape, it’s quick and easy, and 100% confidential.
In less than two weeks, you’ll have your medical diagnosis and treatment plan reviewed, and you will receive a professional second opinion via video consultation, as well as a written report, from one of Cleveland Clinic’s expert cancer specialists who is experienced in your specific type of cancer.
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center unites clinicians and researchers in Taussig Cancer Institute and in Cleveland Clinic’s 25 other clinical and surgical institutes, as well as cancer specialists at Cleveland Clinic’s regional hospitals, health centers, and at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
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Whether you’ve recently received a new cancer diagnosis or want to explore more treatment options, an online second opinion from Cleveland Clinic is a way to quickly and securely learn more and move forward with all of the information you need.
1. Live Intake with Nurse Care Manager
First, your Nurse Care Manager will carefully document your second opinion request, including any specific questions that you would like addressed during the process.
2. Records Collection
With your consent, we do all the work of collecting records and thoughtfully preparing your medical information for review by the expert physician to best evaluate your diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
3. Pathology & Radiology Review
When applicable, we’ll carefully review your medical information including any pathology or imaging that was provided per your request.
4. Expert Matching
Your Nurse Care Manager works with our Chief Clinical Officer to identify the best expert specialist for you. Cleveland Clinic has over 3,500 specialists in 550 subspecialties to ensure you receive the highest-quality review of your diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
5. Expert Review
Our expedited process makes direct access to Cleveland Clinic specialists possible weeks sooner that it might be via personal outreach.
6. Opinion Delivered by Expert Physician
You’ll talk with your cancer specialist on a live video call (where applicable), during which you’ll interact directly with your Cleveland Clinic physician and can ask questions about their recommendations.
Contact us to learn more
When Should You Consider an Expert Second Opinion on Cancer?
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How Much Do Cancer
Second Opinions Cost?
Paying for online second opinions
For patients in the U.S., the all-inclusive cost for a virtual second opinion is $1,850. For patients outside the U.S., the all-inclusive cost is $2,500 (USD).
If your employer offers this service as part of your benefits package, the service will likely be of no cost to you. You can confirm with your employer or call us for assistance with navigating your benefits.
Our virtual care solution ensures that you won’t have to incur travel costs like flights, hotels, or rental cars to talk to a specialist, and you won’t have to gather all your medical records from multiple locations. We’ll do all the work and you’ll talk to a specialist from the comfort of your home.
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– Father of Neurology Patient
“The insights my Cleveland Clinic expert conveyed were extremely useful. I am deeply grateful to the team for making this incredibly valuable service available.”
– Prostate Cancer Patient
Register Now for a Medical Second Opinion
Getting started is as simple as registering online. You can schedule your intake visit right away, and we’ll get started with gathering the information we need.