ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery ONCOLOGY 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 …

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

This case involves a middle-aged female patient that was diagnosed with recurrent basal cell cancer. After several years of treatment, the patient informed her dermatologist that her chest had become disfigured. The patient’s dermatologist noted that t …

Delayed Cancer Diagnoses Leaves Infant Permanently Paralyzed ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 7-month-old male patient whose right leg was not moving with the same range of motion as the left. He was admitted for a workup, but X-rays and a skeletal survey came back negative. Although the nurse noted that the infant wasn’t  …

Man Suffers Permanent Disfigurement from Botched Mohs Procedure ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man who underwent a Mohs procedure in order to remove a cancerous lesion from the skin of his face. The lesion was removed from underneath his left eye on the ridge of his cheekbone, and the procedure began with a conservat …