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Medical Malpractice and Colorectal cancer

Medical malpractice and Colorectal cancer:

Colon cancer (including rectal cancer) is one of the top five diseases in terms of malpractice dollar awards. Malpractice typically alleges a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, leading to a poor outcome, and thus a large malpractice award in dollar terms. The typical case alleges misdiagnosis via poor diagnostic methods or mismanagement of diagnostic tests.

Medical errors and malpractice for Colorectal cancer: medical news summaries for Colorectal cancer:

The following medical news items are relevant to the medical errors (including malpractice) for Colorectal cancer:

Medical articles on symptoms:

These general reference articles may be of interest:

About malpractice:

For a general overview of medical malpractice issues for all diseases, see Medical Malpractice. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, including malpractice-related issues in misdiagnosis, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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