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Surgeon still operating after botched rectal cancer surgeries

A surgeon repeatedly failed to remove sections of cancer affected bowel. The woman endured four operations before she eventually died. The family has not yet been able to successfully sue the doctor or to prevent him from performing surgeries even though he is being investigated in several other cases. He was stopped from performing any further rectal surgeries until further training.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Stuff

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About: Surgeon still operating after botched rectal cancer surgeries

Date: 18 December 2004

Source: Stuff

URL: http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3133052a10,00.html

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