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Patient Misdiagnosed With Cancer Undergoes Unnecessary Kidney Removal CANCER Expert Case

This case involves a 39-year-old male patient who was diagnosed with a renal mass during work-up for presumed appendicitis in the emergency department. The patient was ordered a follow-up with a urologist scheduled for the next day. The urologist told the  …

Industrial Building Allegedly Causes Employees Cancer CANCER Expert Case

Industrial Building Allegedly Causes Employees Cancer

…  that allegedly contributed to a host of ailments and cancers for a group of individuals working there. 7 years before the case was …  of the building in question developed numerous types of cancer, including bone marrow, brain, appendix, triple negative breast cancer, …

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 …