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Motherís chances of survival at 7% due to delayed diagnosis of cancer

A mother of 3 endured a 9 month delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer due to doctors not reading the radiographic findings correctly. The breast cancer has spread to her lymph nodes. In the past three years she has undergone 18 surgeries, several lots of chem, radiation and injections. As a result she has gone into early menopause. She only has a 7% chance of surviving the cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Boca Raton News

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About: Motherís chances of survival at 7% due to delayed diagnosis of cancer

Date: 16 April 2004

Source: Boca Raton News

Author: Kelli Kennedy

URL: http://www.bocaratonnews.com/index.php?src=news&category=LOCAL%20NEWS&prid=7897

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