Medical Malpractice and Lung cancer


Medical malpractice and Lung cancer: Lung cancer is one of the top five diseases in terms of malpractice dollar awards. The typical case alleges misdiagnosis via poor diagnostic methods or mismanagement of diagnostic tests. Delayed diagnosis of lung cancer offers a much poorer prognosis, and thus any malpractice award is typically large in terms of dollar value.

Medical errors and malpractice for Lung cancer: medical news summaries for Lung cancer: The following medical news items are relevant to the medical errors (including malpractice) for Lung cancer:

About malpractice: For a general overview of medical malpractice issues for all diseases, see Medical Malpractice. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, including malpractice-related issues in misdiagnosis, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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