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Late Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer What is breast cancer? The Basic Facts (Facts for this article were provided by The American Cancer Society, Inc, Surveillance Research 2015)Cancer is not one disease, but rather it is a complex group of diseases that cause otherwise once normal cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer cells eventually grow and form a lump, or mass, in the body called a tumor. These

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Delay In Breast Cancer Diagnosis – First-Hand Accounts

Heartbreaking Narratives from Women in New York and Throughout the Country Whose Illnesses Were Delayed or Incorrectly Diagnosed In a previous post, we discussed the importance of early detection as a means of more effectively fighting breast cancer. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, some women find themselves in a particularly upsetting position: that of being an innocent victim of a doctor’s delay in diagnosing the disease. Take, for example, the case of Karen Holliman. In an article

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American Cancer Society’s 2015-2016 Breast Cancer: Facts and Figures Publication Released – Underscores Importance of Early Detection

According to top New York late diagnosis of breast cancer lawyer, report shows non-Hispanic white women in the State of New York have one of the highest incidences of breast cancer in the country. Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its Breast Cancer: Facts and Figures publication for 2015-2016. This informative document spans over 40 pages and provides an in-depth look into the facts surrounding the disease, as well as diagnosis and survival statistics,

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The Shocking Reality of the Incidence of Medical Malpractice in the USA

By Jay W. Dankner, managing partner of the top New York medical malpractice law firm of Dankner Milstein, P.C. Medical malpractice is an ongoing problem throughout the U.S. and it doesn’t seem to be one that will be getting better any time soon. This is especially true if you look at the startling number of issues involving medical negligence in American hospitals in the past year. Despite a number of recent articles in medical industry trade journals

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WHEN A WOMAN’S LIFE HANGS IN THE BALANCE

SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS SUCH AS INCOME, AGE, RACE, CULTURE AND ETHNICITY PLAY MAJOR ROLE IN CASES INVOLVING DELAYED DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST CANCER IN WOMEN Studies conducted over the past decade by some of the world’s leading health and medical research institutions provide incontrovertible proof that women whose breast cancer is diagnosed early have fewer complications, and substantially higher survival rates, than do women whose breast cancer diagnosis is delayed. “Access to primary care and mammography screening

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