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Woman receives 1.2 million pounds for unnecessary leg amputation

A 27 year old woman was diagnosed with a malignant bone tumor in her leg. She had chemo and one leg was amputated. She was later told she did not have cancer but a bone cyst. The woman was awarded 1.2 million pounds in damages.

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About: Woman receives 1.2 million pounds for unnecessary leg amputation

Date: 30 October 2000

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/998987.stm

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