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Arboretum Named in Toxic Pesticides Lawsuit ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Arboretum Named in Toxic Pesticides Lawsuit

The death of a groundskeeper for a large arboretum prompted an environmental toxicology lawsuit against the arboretum’s owners in Missouri. The groundskeeper, a sixty-year-old man, had tended to the arboretum’s outlying gardens and landscaping for many yea …

Internal Medicine Expert Discusses Delayed Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 60-year-old female patient in Illinois who had a history of pancreatic cancer that had gone into remission some time before the incident in question. The patient presented to her general practice physician with complaints of generalize …

Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Bone Cancer ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female who began experiencing abdominal pain and presented to the emergency room in West Virginia. Labs were drawn and revealed moderately elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, low hemoglobin and hematocrit, and she was  …

Gastroenterology Expert Discusses Critical Delay in Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient in Wyoming who developed pancreatic cancer following an alleged delay in it’s diagnosis. The patient first presented to her primary care doctor with complaints of stomach pain, nausea, and cramps. She was treat …

Pulmonary Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Cancer ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a patient in North Dakota with a history of smoking who had a chest x-ray that allegedly reflected a mass in the upper portion of the left lung. The study was allegedly of poor quality and no repeat was done, no biopsy was recommended,  …

Gynecologic Oncology Expert Discusses Fatal Post-Hysterectomy Embolism ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a female patient in Michigan who was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She underwent a hysterectomy, however the patient was not placed on any blood clot prophylaxis post-operatively. A few weeks after the procedure, the patient was note …

Orthopedic Oncology Expert Opines on Delayed Diagnosis Leading to Amputation ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female in Michigan who presented to her primary care doctor with pain in her right elbow. Her doctor provided her a referral to a cardiologist, who discovered that the pain was related to peripheral vascular disease that …

Hematology Experts Opine on Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Blood Cancer ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who was under the care of a hematologist for a diagnosis of a slow growing cancer of the bone marrow in New Hampshire. Over the course of two years, he developed progressively worsening knee pain and deformity. He relaye …

Delayed Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer Linked to Inadequate Imaging Studies ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who was diagnosed with a slow-growing form of cancer in the ducts near his pancreas. The patient was subsequently treated with an ampullectomy, in which the lesion was removed endoscopically. The margins of the removed le …