CANCER EXPERT WITNESSES

CANCER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy CANCER Expert Case

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy

This case involves a female patient with a history of coronary artery disease, as well as a number of different cardiovascular defects, for which she had undergone multiple surgeries and was on blood thinning medication. A routine chest x-ray had revealed  …

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

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

Patient is Injured After Misplaced IV Injects Medication into Soft Tissue CANCER Expert Case

This case involves a patient who suffered an extravasation injury while receiving IV chemotherapy. The nurse administering the IV therapy inserted the IV into a vein on the back of the patient’s hand. The patient immediately complained to the attending nur …

Delayed Diagnosis of Oral Cancer Leads to Metastatic Carcinoma in Neck CANCER Expert Case

…  tongue without undergoing appropriate screening for oral cancer. Some time after his initial presentation, the patient was seen by …  however she did not perform a biopsy to rule out cancer. She advised that the lesions should be monitored by the patient’s …