What Can We Learn From Breast Cancer Litigation?

Faherty, Bonnie
September 2005
Journal of Nursing Law;Fall2005, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p149
Academic Journal
Delay in diagnosing breast cancer is the leading cause of malpractice lawsuits in the United States. This article will briefly outline the history of breast cancer litigation in the US, review some research findings, describe some legal arguments used and discuss recommendations for patients and health care providers.


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