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Pathologist tries to hide misdiagnosis

The General Medical Council is conducting a hearing into a case where a pathologist tried to cover up her misdiagnosis by using another patients breast cancer cell results. She initially misdiagnosed a woman with ductal cancer following which she had her breast removed and reconstructed. Another pathologist could find no evidence of malignancy so the first pathologist used a sample from another patient to support her misdiagnosis.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Sun

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About: Pathologist tries to hide misdiagnosis

Date: 16 May 2005

Source: The Sun

Author: Nick Parker

URL: http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2005220627,00.html

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