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For 2 months man believes he is dying of pancreatic cancer

A man claims he was wrongly diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer after suffering from abdominal pain. Doctors claim they told him that more tests were needed to confirm the result. The man nevertheless lived the next 2 months as if it were his last - expensive holiday, quitting work, telling family. Doctors also cancelled the removal of a lung lesion due to his supposed terminal state. He is now considering suing.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition

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About: For 2 months man believes he is dying of pancreatic cancer

Date: 27 June 2002

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/2069411.stm

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