Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
News » Man dies of cancer 9 months after last visit to doctor

Man dies of cancer 9 months after last visit to doctor

A man died of bowel cancer 9 months after he last saw his doctor. The Medical Practitioner's Tribunal found that the doctor repeatedly misdiagnosed the man. The doctor claims he asked the man to have a colonoscopy and the man refused.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Waikato Times

Related Disease Topics:

Related Medical Test Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Man dies of cancer 9 months after last visit to doctor

Date: 22 Mayl 2004

Source: Waikato Times

Author: Sid Pickering


Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Early diagnosis and treatment of maternal depression prevents negative effects on child's development
  • Early onset Alzheimer's often misdiagnosed
  • Early stages of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy similar to Parkinson's
  • Early start to gambling predisposes teens to alcohol and drug addictions
  • Early treatment of migraine shows improved efficacy
  • Early treatment of shingles can reduce risk of developing a painful condition
  • Easily curable Lyme disease leads to serious consequences when misdiagnosed
  • Eating disorders can greatly increase the risk of complications in people with type 1 diabetes
  • Eating for your health
  • Ebook claims to have the answers to an asthma cure
  • Ecstasy may help terminally ill die easier

    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