LIVER CANCER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Mismanaged Coumadin Causes Fatal Bleed After Liver Biopsy LIVER CANCER Expert Case

Mismanaged Coumadin Causes Fatal Bleed After Liver Biopsy

…  woman who was undergoing testing of a tumor on her liver for malignancy. The woman’s medical history included atrial fibrillation, …  care of a cardiologist. As a part of the testing on her liver, doctors ordered a deep tissue biopsy of the mass. In order to make sure …

Doctors Fail to Inform Patient of Liver Cancer LIVER CANCER Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Inform Patient of Liver Cancer

…  next morning. The scan revealed a mass at the top of her liver. Her primary doctor saw the radiologist’s report and suggested a second …  to remove the mass, and pathology identified the mass as cancerous. It is alleged that the patient’s chances of survival were severely …

Pharmaceutical Company Breaches Collaboration Agreement by Marketing Cancer Drug LIVER CANCER Expert Case

…  case involves a biotech company that developed cancer-fighting drugs. The company partnered with a pharmaceutical company to …  companies developed became a successful drug for treating liver and kidney cancer, and also showed promise for treating colorectal and …

Oncology expert witness advises on relapse of breast cancer despite treatment LIVER CANCER Expert Case

…  witness advises on relapse and spread of woman’s breast cancer despite treatment. The plaintiff was diagnosed with right breast cancer …  radiation. The cancer then spread to the plaintiff’s liver, brain and spine and she died in 2012; no mitigating procedures such as …

Gastroenterology Expert Witness Discusses Hepatocellular Carcinoma LIVER CANCER Expert Case

…  A CT scan of the abdomen revealed a large mass on the liver. Laboratory testing showed that she had markedly elevated …  to be stage III hepatocellular carcinoma, a form of liver cancer. She underwent a left hepatic lobectomy. She was placed on an …

Surgeon Uncovers Missed Diagnosis of Sigmoid Colon Cancer LIVER CANCER Expert Case

…  A subsequent CT and colonoscopy diagnosed sigmoid colon cancer in this patient. Additional testing revealed metastasis to the lungs and liver. Appropriate systemic chemotherapy was initiated, but the patient expired …

Missed Diagnosis of Invasive Cervical Cancer Leads to Fatal Metastasis LIVER CANCER Expert Case

…  it was revealed that the patient had invasive cervical cancer with distant metastasis, which included positive extra, pelvic lymph nodes that spread to the liver, lung, and bone. Her prognosis was considered to be very poor and she was …

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant LIVER CANCER Expert Case

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant

…  case involves a live donor liver transplant case in a forty-two-year-old woman who was suffering from …  The patient received a portion of her brother’s liver after they were determined to be a proper HLA match. The matching tests …  the donor. The liver transplantation was conducted and the cancer spread rampantly in the recipient due to her being on autoimmune …

Patient Dies From Untreated Throat Cancer LIVER CANCER Expert Case

Patient Dies From Untreated Throat Cancer

…  adenocarcinoma of the esophagus that metastasized to her liver, lungs, and vertebral column. The patient died shortly after her …