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Old 08-12-2010, 04:55 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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A California woman who underwent a double mastectomy and later discovered she didn't have breast cancer will be paid $198,000 after winning a medical malpractice lawsuit. Ana Jimenez-Salgado had her breasts surgically removed at a Los Angeles county hospital after outside pathologists said the cells obtained from an August 2007 biopsy were cancerous.

Read more: Woman Gets $198K for Mastectomies She Didn't Need - Breasts were removed though she didn't have cancer
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Number one..............she did not get near enough money.

Number two.............what is the normal protocol when diagnosing cancer? Does one lab person look at the cells and make that decision? Two? Three?

Shouldn't different samples of the cells being examined be prepared and viewed by several different specialists before such a life changing diagnosis is handed down? Maybe at least two seperate labs should be used before a diagnosis is made?

Just what is the normal protocol? Anyone know?
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Old 08-26-2010, 07:13 AM
 
Location: People's Republic of California
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That little amt of money is insulting.
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Old 12-26-2010, 08:11 AM
 
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she should have got 196 million!!! at least
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