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Man dies of cancer 9 months after last visit to doctor

A man died of bowel cancer 9 months after he last saw his doctor. The Medical Practitioner's Tribunal found that the doctor repeatedly misdiagnosed the man. The doctor claims he asked the man to have a colonoscopy and the man refused.

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About: Man dies of cancer 9 months after last visit to doctor

Date: 22 Mayl 2004

Source: Waikato Times

Author: Sid Pickering

URL: http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,2916217a7144,00.html

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