How to Get a Second Opinion at Roswell Park

If you have been diagnosed with lymphoma — or your previously treated disease has recurred — you need a second opinion. We will ensure you get it without delay.

We can arrange for Roswell Park’s lymphoma experts, including hematopathologists who focus specifically on blood cancers, to review your blood work right away, and set up a consultation with our lymphoma and/or Blood & Marrow Transplant team.

Between 11 to 18% of the outside cases we review at Roswell Park result in a change in diagnosis, impacting your available options, treatment decisions and the way forward.

If you live far from Roswell Park, we can also arrange for a consultation via telemedicine. Call 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or click the button below to submit a request online.

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Why it matters for lymphoma

The newest drugs for the treatment of lymphoma target cells that have specific mutations, and it’s important to know whether your cells have these mutations because then your cancer may respond better to one of these newer treatments.

Roswell Park is equipped with the most advanced imaging tools and pathology resources available. Our expert pathologists can accurately diagnose your disease subtype and also pinpoint unusual characteristics or mutations at the genetic or molecular levels — information that can determine whether you’re eligible to enroll in clinical trials of the latest treatments.

In addition, Roswell Park’s Transplant & Cellular Therapy Center is one of the nation’s top centers for blood or marrow transplant (stem cell transplant) and is an authorized treatment center for the latest CAR T-cell therapies for certain lymphoma types, including:

How do I start?

Call 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) to speak with one of our cancer information specialists who will connect you with your next steps. Or, fill out our online form and we’ll get back to you within two business days.

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