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Brain tumour misdiagnosed as ears wax

A man sought medical treatment from four different GPs after suffering persistent headaches. All of them told him it was a wax build up that should be removed. In frustration he went to an emergency room where a large brain tumour was immediately discovered and he underwent surgery as well as radiotherapy. The cancer returned three times and within two years he had died.

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About: Brain tumour misdiagnosed as ears wax

Date: 2 October 2004

Source: Daily Record

Author: Donna Watson


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