ABC News Nightline - "Diagnosed With Breast Cancer? Always Get a Second Opinion, Experts Say"

 – March 6, 2013  –– 

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 230,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women are diagnosed each year. But Dr. Elisa Port, one of the nation's leading breast surgeons who works at Mount Sinai's Dubin Breast Center, said women must absolutely get a second opinion if they have been diagnosed. "We see patients all the time, they come in with their reports all the time and their diagnosis says breast cancer," Port said. "We pass the slides off to our pathologists, who sends me back a report a day later saying, 'don't agree, this is not cancer,' and it's very clear cut that it is not." Learn more