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    Adjuvant Chemotherapy

    Adjuvant Chemotherapy

    Alice had been receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for metastatic clear cell ovarian cancer. After restaging, her local doctor recommended starting treatment with Nivolumab and Ipilimumab. Alice and Shawn wanted to confirm if this was the best treatment or if there was an alternative to consider.

    Through her husband Shawn’s insurance, they were able to connect with a top 2nd.MD specialist. The specialist reviewed Alice’s medical files and concurred with her local doctor that the Nivolumab and Ipilimumab would be the best treatment for her. The 2nd.MD specialist did suggest that she discuss with her local doctor whether she should only begin this treatment when her liver function tests are trending down or remain stable.  

    Both Shawn and Alice expressed that the 2nd.MD service provided to them was in their words “exceptional” and very helpful. When our 2nd.MD nurse followed up with them, Shawn told her that Alice’s drainage was better, she was able to start her medication, and was doing much better in general as well.

  • Back on Track
    Diseases & Conditions Success Stories

    Back on Track

    In 2018, Sarah was diagnosed by her pediatrician with exercise-induced asthma after a fainting episode at track practice. In a short period of time, Sarah experienced two more fainting episodes and…

  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Success Stories

    Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

    Dawn, an expecting mother just 25 weeks pregnant, feared for the future of her unborn child when her baby was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Her maternal-fetal medicine doctor explained…

  • Sun Safety
    Health & Wellness

    Sun Safety

    What’s Your Sun Safety IQ? Take the American Cancer Society’s Quiz to find out! Click HERE If you or a loved one are concerned about your diagnosis, contact us today!…