ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Cancer Patient Dies Following Cryoablation Treatment ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Cancer Patient Dies Following Cryoablation Treatment

This case involves a 83-year-old woman, with a medical history of hypertension and heart disease, who died after kidney surgery. She underwent cryoablation for treatment of renal cell carcinoma after being diagnosed 4 months prior. After the treatment, the …

Gynecologic Oncologists Opine on Baby Powder-Ovarian Cancer Link ONCOLOGY Expert Case

One young mother’s contraction of abdominal cancerous lumps prompted a legal investigation into whether baby powder, which is talc-based, could plausibly increase the risk of ovarian cancer. The potential of talc to cause inflammation of the ovaries in w …

Oncologists Discuss Link Between Ovarian Cancer, Baby Powder ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Oncologists Discuss Link Between Ovarian Cancer, Baby Powder

A woman with no previous genetic disposition to developing cancerous tumors was diagnosed with malignant cancer in her gynecological tissue, causing her to sue the manufacturers of a talcum powder product, alleging the talc was the only possible explanatio …

Silicate Talcum Alleged to Cause Ovarian Cancer ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Silicate Talcum Alleged to Cause Ovarian Cancer

…  of the pharmaceutical company. Expertise in gynecologic oncology was sought to review the facts of several cases and address causation …

Physician Sued for Mismanaged Fecal Occult Blood Test ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Physician Sued for Mismanaged Fecal Occult Blood Test

A general practitioner was sued for neglecting a patient’s care when a pregnant woman, whose fecal occult blood test results were never communicated to her, passed away one year after giving birth. During her pregnancy, she had been told to complete the  …

Expert in Urologic Oncology Delineates PSA Testing Standards ONCOLOGY Expert Case

Expert in Urologic Oncology Delineates PSA Testing Standards

A patient’s death from prostate cancer caused charges of negligence to be raised against his general physician, who allegedly never fully discussed the benefits and drawbacks of PSA testing during his treatment. In a medical case spanning four years, the …

Dermatology Experts Discuss Inadequate Testing of Skin Lesion ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who had been under the care of a dermatologist for several years in order to monitor a number of pre-cancerous moles on his back. During this time, the patient developed a new mole on his nose that changed character over t …

Failure to Report Biopsy Results Causes Delayed Cancer Diagnosis ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged woman who presented to her primary care physician with complaints of pain in her lower back that had persisted for some time. The woman was referred to an orthopedic specialist, who ordered an MRI of her lower back with con …