As can be seen through a newly-released preview, Dr. Addison Montgomery, played by Kate Walsh, is fighting for the life of a woman who suffers from ovarian cancer on episode 2.09 of "Private Practice". The promo video also reveals how Addison insists that the woman undergoes a surgery for her own good.
On the episode, entitled "Know When to Fold", the doctors of Oceanside Wellness are forced to compete for clients as Charlotte King's rival practice, Pacific Wellcare, opens its doors. While Sam and Pete manage to steal one of Pacific's clients, Addison's favorite patient goes to Pacific for a second opinion.
The episode also shows Dell proposes the creation of an in-house adoption program. "Know When to Fold" will be aired on ABC network at 9/8c on December 10.