Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Woman dies from cancer under advice from an alternative medicine practitioner
 

Woman dies from cancer under advice from an alternative medicine practitioner

A man has been charged with unlawful and unprofessional conduct after discouraging a woman from having surgery to remove to malignant lumps. He also discouraged her from undergoing chemotherapy. The man practices alternative medicine but was not licensed in the state where he treated the woman. The woman died after 6 months without treatment, just as her oncologist had advised she would.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Health Central

Related Disease Topics:

Related Symptom Topics:

  • Malignant tumour

Article Source Details

About: Woman dies from cancer under advice from an alternative medicine practitioner

Date: 21 November 2004

Source: Health Central

URL: http://www.healthcentral.com/news/NewsFullText.cfm?id=1505266

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Lack of translators at hospital put immigrantís lives at risk
  • Lactoferrin helps prevent bone loss as well as promoting bone growth
  • LADA frequently misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes
  • Laparoscopic technique reduces pain and recovery time for hysterectomy patients
  • Laser therapy takes over arthritis drugs
  • Last resort leukemia drug receives FDA approval
  • Late diagnosis of ovarian cancer ensures poorer prognosis
  • Late stage diagnosis of oral cancer demands screening
  • Latex allergy
  • Latex allergy sufferers may also react to poinsettias and some tree fruits
  • Latinos have high rates of eye disease
  • Lawsuit follows womanís death after back surgery
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise