“My mother is very sick”, these were the first words uttered by the son when he called us
A routine physical can turn into a nightmare, says this 52 year old teacher. My lab work came back showing dangerously low white blood count. I was told I had t-cell lymphoma. I called ORNOA, who got me to see a specialist quickly. I learned I had an easily treatable infection. I saw a hematologist, who ordered the appropriate tests. He spared me agony and unnecessary costly treatments. I’ve learned that second and even third medical opinions are necessary. Errors do occur, and if not found can dramatically impact your life.