Yes. Often, learning what a second doctor has to say can make it easier for you to decide on a course of treatment. Getting a second opinion is normal medical procedure, so do not be afraid that you will offend your doctor if you tell him or her that you want to get a second opinion. Knowledge is power, and the more input you have the better. You will not only gain a better understanding of you cancer by consulting with a second doctor, you might also get information about a clinical trial or new treatment method which previously was unknown to you.