BREAST CANCER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Oncologist Allegedly Fails to Diagnose Breast Cancer BREAST CANCER Expert Case

Oncologist Allegedly Fails to Diagnose Breast Cancer

…  patient underwent a subsequent ultrasound which confirmed breast cancer and she underwent a combination of chemotherapy using Taxotere as well …

Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer in patient with history of benign mass BREAST CANCER Expert Case

…  physician in 2005 with complaints of a newly discovered breast lump that was associated with pain in the area of the breast. Her physician advised her that it was likely not cancerous because it was painful and most likely a cystic formation. She …

Breast Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Examine Patient BREAST CANCER Expert Case

Breast Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Examine Patient

…  office with complaints of a nodular lump on her breast. At the initial visit, the patient was only seen by a medical student, …  reported as having no abnormalities other than fibrocystic breast disease. Six months later the lump grew to 5cm x 5cm and, at this point, …

Oncology Expert Witness Opines on Cardiomyopathy After Herceptin BREAST CANCER Expert Case

…  female who presented to her gynecologist with breast tenderness. While she was in the shower, she noticed a lump in her right breast. A mammography revealed that she had calcifications which were …  for HER2 receptors. Although she had stage 3 breast cancer, her oncologist told her that there was a medication that treated her …

Surgeon Fails to Remove Malignant Tissue in Patient With Breast Cancer BREAST CANCER Expert Case

…  female patient who was undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Following a sentinel node biopsy, she was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma with two positive lymph nodes in the left breast. The patient underwent a bilateral mastectomy with the axilla being left …

Management of Breast Cancer Case Leads to Untimely Death BREAST CANCER Expert Case

Management of Breast Cancer Case Leads to Untimely Death

…  to her Ob/Gyn after discovering a large lump in her breast. The patient was sent for several tests, including a needle biopsy that confirmed an invasive ductal breast cancer that was HER2 positive. The patient also underwent imaging tests that …