MAMMOGRAM EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Doctor Incorrectly Interprets Mammograms MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

Doctor Incorrectly Interprets Mammograms

…  place in New York involves a woman who was getting regular mammograms over a period of several years, which appeared to be consistently negative. Eventually, however, the patient received a mammogram which revealed a suspicious mass. Upon further examination of the …

Patient Does Not Recieve Treatment After Suspicious Mammogram Findings MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

…  cancer. The patient, a female in her mid-sixties, had a mammogram with suspicious findings, so it was recommended that she undergo …  appropriate follow-up. The patient underwent a second mammogram which revealed that she had an aggressive tumor. The initial …

Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer in patient with history of benign mass MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

This case takes place in Arizona and involves a forty-three-year-old female patient who originally presented to her primary care physician in 2005 with complaints of a newly discovered breast lump that was associated with pain in the area of the breast. He …

Breast Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Examine Patient MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

Breast Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Examine Patient

…  tissue. The patient was scheduled and sent for a mammogram. The test was reported as having no abnormalities other than …  lump grew to 5cm x 5cm and, at this point, an additional mammogram follow-up was ordered. Further imaging studies reported that the …

Delayed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Leads to Distant Internal Organ Metastasis MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

…  breast cancer. The physical exam was unremarkable but a mammogram performed the same day showed prominent architectural markings of …  calcifications. The patient was sent for a repeat mammogram because the first images were considered to be of poor quality but …

Oncology Expert Witness Opines on Cardiomyopathy After Herceptin MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

This case involves a forty-seven-year-old female who presented to her gynecologist with breast tenderness. While she was in the shower, she noticed a lump in her right breast. A mammography revealed that she had calcifications which were suggestive of a ma …

Terminal Breast Cancer Missed Due to Improper Screening Protocol MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

…  to a breast surgeon for evaluation and to see if a mammogram was needed. The breast surgeon examined the patient, found no …  The surgeon recommended that the patient should get a mammogram at age forty-five. There were numerous, subsequent visits by the …  that a mammography was to be done at age forty-five. The mammogram, however, was not done until the patient was forty-six years old. …

Missed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Leads to Severe Metastatic Disease MAMMOGRAM Expert Case

…  the lump as a 2 cm x 2 cm mass and sent the patient for a mammogram. The test was reported as having no abnormalities other than …  lump grew to 3 cm x 3 cm and at this point, an additional mammogram follow-up was ordered. Further imaging studies reported that the …