Failure to Diagnose Melan…

Failure to Diagnose Melanoma

Some cancers are difficult to diagnose until they are advanced. The good news about melanoma is that it is not one of those cancers. The better news is that if caught early, it is easy to treat and there is a high survival rate. Unfortunately, if mel… Read More
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Was Your Skin Cancer Misd…

Was Your Skin Cancer Misdiagnosed?

Which would you prefer: to be incorrectly diagnosed with a serious illness and to undergo painful and unnecessary treatment, or not to be diagnosed with the serious illness you actually have, only to find out the truth too late? Neither outcome, of c… Read More
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Failure to Diagnose Cervi…

Failure to Diagnose Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the few types of cancer for which women are routinely screened, even when there is no reason to expect that cancer will be found. Women who receive routine pelvic exams from their OB/GYN or primary care physician will typica… Read More
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The Link Between Power Mo…

The Link Between Power Morcellators and Uterine Cancer

Well over half of women will develop uterine fibroids at some point in their lives, according to data from the National Institutes of Health. These non-cancerous tumors grow in the uterine wall, as illustrated by the image here. Often they cause no s… Read More
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Failure to Warn of Breast…

Failure to Warn of Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects

When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the first things you want to know is what your treatment options are. You may be in such distress from your diagnosis that you have only one concern: which treatment is going to be the most effec… Read More
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Radiology Mistakes in Can…

Radiology Mistakes in Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is devastating. Perhaps the only thing more devastating is receiving the wrong diagnosis. Radiologists play a large role in the diagnosis of most types of cancer. Radiology errors can lead to a patient’s losing a ch… Read More
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Should My Cancer Have Bee…

Should My Cancer Have Been Caught Earlier?

It’s the diagnosis no one wants to hear: cancer. Almost everyone has had a friend or family member diagnosed with some form of the disease. But when the diagnosis is yours, your head is probably swirling with questions: What’s the treatme… Read More
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