ONCOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Doctor Fails to Order Additional Testing After Elevated PSA Level is Detected ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly man who was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He had been followed for over a decade by the same physician, who began performing PSA testing. A PSA was done which revealed a PSA level that was slightly above the upper normal lim …

Cancer Patient is Killed by Latent Viral Infection During Treatment ONCOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly woman with history of a viral disease of her liver who was undergoing treatment for advanced cancer. She was started on medication that would impact her immune system and her oncologist, who was aware of her history of viral l …

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 …