Cancer

March 2016

Delayed Diagnosis of Urinary Cancer

By David Kulwicki|2019-04-24T18:00:08+00:00March 8th, 2016|Cancer|

Prompt diagnosis of cancer, such as urinary cancer, is critical to optimizing the outcome. As cancer grows, the likelihood of spread, or metastasis, increases. Once cancer spreads from an early treatable stage to an advanced stage, the likelihood of cure diminishes. Depending on the type of cancer, an advanced stage may markedly reduce the chance [...]

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January 2016

Cervical Cancer Screening and Medical Negligence

By David Kulwicki|2019-12-05T03:35:57+00:00January 14th, 2016|Cancer, Medical Malpractice|

Medical negligence claims often arise from a delay in diagnosis of cancer. These types of claims involve a number of scenarios, including the following: (1) failure of a physician to properly screen a patient for certain cancers based on screening guidelines; (2) ignoring signs or symptoms of cancer; (3) misinterpretation of test results; (4) miscommunication [...]

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April 2015

Skin Cancer and Medical Negligence

By David Kulwicki|2019-04-24T18:00:06+00:00April 7th, 2015|Cancer, Medical Malpractice|

The number of skin cancer lawsuits continues to rise.  Part of the reason for this increase is that the incidence of malignant melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma is on the rise.  According to new figures released by Cancer Research UK, there has been approximately a 10-fold increase in the number of retirees diagnosed with [...]

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June 2014