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Lung cancer diagnosis determines the treatment protocol

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer really makes you think about your life. Once your doctors determine that you have this disease, they have to identify what type of cancer you have. The treatment course that you will follow is dependent upon a correct diagnosis.

Is someone else responsible for your mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a potentially devastating form of cancer no matter when you receive your diagnosis. It is also a cancer primarily brought on by asbestos exposure, so individuals who do develop mesothelioma should always try to identify any environments or events that may have exposed them to asbestos. It is likely that asbestos exposure caused your mesothelioma, and the party who exposed you to asbestos may hold legal liability.

Misdiagnosis and medical malpractice

We are all grateful for the men and women who serve as doctors and other medical care professionals, but it is still frustrating and disappointing when a doctor we depend on makes the wrong call and misdiagnoses an ailment. As much as we'd like to think that misdiagnosis is only a once-in-a-while anomaly, it happens much more often than you might expect.

Radiologists face highest rate of malpractice claims for breast cancer

Radiologists provide critical diagnostic testing analysis to patients all across the United States. When their analysis is unfounded, under-examined or otherwise negligent, potentially deadly consequences can result. There are many reasons why one might have cause to sue a radiologist who has deviated from required standards of patient care. However, a new study indicates that patients most frequently file medical malpractice claims against radiologists due to delayed breast cancer diagnosis issues.

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