CANCER EXPERT WITNESSES

CANCER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Firefighters Allegedly Contract Cancer From Exposure To Toxic Station Conditions CANCER Expert Case

…  healthy firefighters who died from non-hereditary cancers. These decedents all worked in the same district building that housed …  building over the last 15 years have been diagnosed with cancer. The facility was known to have severe black mold conditions, …  on the possible causative links between the decedents’ cancers and the known toxic conditions of the district …

Patient With Benign Breast Tumor Is Counseled Into Allegedly Unnecessary Mastectomy CANCER Expert Case

…  56-year-old female patient with a family history of breast cancer. The patient was BRCA negative and underwent a biopsy and subsequent …  and counseled her that she was high risk for breast cancer. The patient underwent the surgery and had a very difficult recovery. …

Patient Requires Life Support Following Botched Colorectal Surgery CANCER Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with a history of Crohn’s disease who underwent a colectomy for excision of a neoplastic polyp. After surgery, her diet was immediately advanced from liquid to a regular soft diet. Several days after the surgery, t …

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery CANCER Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented to her primary care physician with a persistent cough. An x-ray showed a large mass in the right lung and the patient was referred to a thoracic surgeon. The thoracic surgeon ordered a CT and PET scan w …

Diagnostic Radiologist Fails To Recognize Advanced Spinal Cancer CANCER Expert Case

This case involves a physically active middle-aged female patient who injured her back while exercising and began seeing an orthopedist for treatment. She underwent an MRI which revealed an abnormal signal in her vertebral body and a follow-up bone sca …

Dermatologist Does Not Request Testing For Patient With Recurrent Cancer CANCER Expert Case

…  patient that was diagnosed with recurrent basal cell cancer. After several years of treatment, the patient informed her …  stage recurrent basal cell carcinoma. The patient’s cancer had become so pervasive that it had affected nearby bones. Surgical …

Toxicology Expert Discusses Health Consequences From Industrial Pollutants CANCER Expert Case

…  was found to be in violation of the legal level of certain cancer-causing air pollutants and agreed to limit the level of these …  level. An expert in toxicology with an understanding of cancer-causing air pollutants was sought to address the consequences to human …