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Woman to receive compensation after gross misdiagnosis leads to unnecessary surgery

A woman was wrongly diagnosed as having breast cancer. She underwent a mastectomy, reconstructive surgery, two hernia repairs, and a hysterectomy because of the cancer drug she was taking. She is about to find out how much compensation she will be awarded.

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About: Woman to receive compensation after gross misdiagnosis leads to unnecessary surgery

Date: 6 October 2000

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/958889.stm

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