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Man Dies Due to Hospital Error

A man who had undergone surgery to treat oral cancer was accidentally given 10 times the required dose of chemotherapy liquid. This resulted in his death. The hospital did not inform the family of the error until after he died.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Tri-Valley Herald

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About: Man Dies Due to Hospital Error

Date: 6 September 2004

Source: Tri-Valley Herald

Author: Tim Hay


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