BLADDER CANCER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Misread Biopsy Leads to Delayed Recognition of Urothelial Carcinoma and Bladder Removal BLADDER CANCER Expert Case

…  case involves a patient with recurrent bladder infections. The patient initially had a negative culture and was …  that was required. The biopsy came back and as noninvasive cancer and BCG treatment was recommended. The patient sought a second opinion …  being invasive and as urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Ultimately, the patient’s bladder and prostate had to be …

Urologist opines on standard of care for patients with unexplained persistent hematuria BLADDER CANCER Expert Case

…  This revealed an abnormal thickening consistent with a bladder tumor. A cystology report found atypical cells present suspicious for …  with invasion into the muscle. The patient died due to the cancer shortly thereafter. It was alleged that by failing to order serial urine …

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer BLADDER CANCER Expert Case

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer

…  a cystoscopy and diagnosed the patient with an overactive bladder and benign prostatic hypertrophy. The patient was seen every three to …  got a second opinion from a pathologist who identified cancer cells in a cytology evaluation. After identification of the suspicious …

Rheumatology Expert Witness Discusses Bladder Cancer Diagnosis BLADDER CANCER Expert Case

…  which revealed stage 2 transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. The urologist told the patient that he developed bladder cancer secondary to cyclophosphamide therapy. He underwent surgical resection …

Delayed Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer BLADDER CANCER Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer

…  a cystoscopy and diagnosed the patient with an overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, and BPH. The patient was seen every three to …  got a second opinion from a pathologist who identified cancer cells under the microscope. After the patient told him of the suspicious …

Recurring Urinary Tract Infections May Be More Fatal Than You Think BLADDER CANCER Expert Case

This case involves a 63-year-old female who originally presented to her urologist complaining of unresolved urinary tract infections. According to the medical history, the physician never performed a complete physical exam and failed to order an ultrasound …