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CANCER DIAGNOSIS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Pulmonary Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Cancer CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

This case involves a patient with a history of smoking who had a chest x-ray that allegedly reflected a mass in the upper portion of the left lung. The study was allegedly of poor quality and no repeat was done, no biopsy was recommended, and no follow-up …

Delayed Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer Linked to Inadequate Imaging Studies CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  male patient who was diagnosed with a slow-growing form of cancer in the ducts near his pancreas. The patient was subsequently treated …  of the removed lesion were found to be negative for cancerous cells, and doctors believed that the cancer was not invasive to the …

Orthopedist Fails to Identify Advanced Stage Cancer in Patient CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  an older male patient with a medical history of prostate cancer, who injured his back while at work and began treatment with an …  of the bones in the man’s spine, and ultimately produced a diagnosis of stage 4 metastatic  …

Missed Breast Cancer Diagnosis Prevents Effective Early Treatment CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  a woman in her thirties with a family history of breast cancer who was referred to a regional cancer center by her primary care …  read as normal. As a result, she was cleared of a cancer diagnosis and was released without follow up. Some months later, the woman was …

Leading Oncologist Opines on Standard of Care in Chemotherapy Administration CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  an elderly male patient in Florida with a history of cancer, as well as a chronic respiratory condition, who reported to the …  was high, which was attributed to his previous cancer diagnosis. He had stated in the past, and reiterated on this visit, that he did …

Fatal Error in Skin Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Physician Oversight CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  indicated that the sample had clear margins and that the cancer had been successfully removed. A few months later, the patient again …  new dermatologist was not aware of the patient’s previous diagnosis and did not see the results of previous testing, and did not gather …