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Leukemia Patient Requires Amputation Following Bone Marrow Biopsy CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  young stage III leukemia patient who received a delayed diagnosis and required an immediate bone marrow biopsy. After the procedure, …  was the only option. It was alleged that a more timely diagnosis may have led to a better outcome for the patient. An expert in …

Dentistry Expert Discusses Delayed Diagnosis of Oral Cancer Recurrence CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  appointments. The woman had suffered from oral cancer which had been successfully treated one year prior to the events of the …  physician who had been monitoring her for recurrence of cancer, and had taken a biopsy of the previously affected area that did not …

Cryoablation Procedure Leads to Perforated Bowel CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

Cryoablation Procedure Leads to Perforated Bowel

This case involves a 53-year old man with a history of smoking, who underwent cryoablation for renal cell carcinoma. The procedure had no reported issues and the patient was discharged home the following day. However, he presented to the emergency departme …

Cancer Patient Dies Following Cryoablation Treatment CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

Cancer Patient Dies Following Cryoablation Treatment

This case involves a 83-year-old woman, with a medical history of hypertension and heart disease, who died after kidney surgery. She underwent cryoablation for treatment of renal cell carcinoma after being diagnosed 4 months prior. After the treatment, the …

Dermatology Experts Discuss Inadequate Testing of Skin Lesion CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  for several years in order to monitor a number of pre-cancerous moles on his back. During this time, the patient developed a new mole …  primary care provider. This doctor diagnosed the lesion as cancerous, and subsequent testing revealed a number …

Internal Medicine Expert Discusses Delayed Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis CANCER DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  female patient in Illinois who had a history of pancreatic cancer that had gone into remission some time before the incident in question. …  stomach pain. Despite her previous history of pancreatic cancer, she was treated conservatively with prescription nausea and pain …