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2/4/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Eight Methods Doctors Use to Help Stage Colon and Rectal Cancer

Knowing the stage of colon and rectal cancers is an important step in trying to overcome the disease. Cancer stages are basically classifications for how far along the cancer has progressed.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

2/4/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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On the Move: Where Lung Cancers Most Frequently Spread

More than one cancer can exist in the body and this can occur through metastasis, when one cancer spreads through the body and develops in a distant tissue or organ.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

2/2/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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How Are the Stages of Lung Cancer Determined?

Once lung cancer is diagnosed, cancers are divided into different stages depending on how far advanced the cancer is and how far it has spread from its place of origin.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

2/2/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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The General Prognosis for Each Stage of Breast Cancer

Each stage of breast cancer has a different array of treatment options.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/31/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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An Overview of a Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

When screening for colon or rectal cancer detects an abnormality or symptoms related to the disease, a diagnostic test should soon be recommended by your doctor.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/30/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Errors in Breast Cancer Diagnosing May Mean Medical Malpractice

Mistakes made in diagnosing breast cancer include providing both false negative results and false positive results, damages stemming from these types of errors may prove you are the victim of medical negligence, and possibly, medical malpractice.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/25/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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The Red Flags of Breast Cancer

Being aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer can potentially lead to an early diagnosis instead of late detection.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/25/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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What signs from a physical exam should indicate to my doctor that I may have lung cancer?

There are many tests medical professionals use to check for signs of lung cancer. A physical exam can be helpful in identifying possible indicators of lung cancer.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/23/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Lung Cancer Screening: Finding the Right Detection Method for You

Lung cancer screening methods typically are unreliable, there have been no approved screening techniques for lung and bronchus cancer to date that are shown to effectively reduce mortality rates associated with the disease.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/23/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Breast Cancer Early Detection: Mammograms Lead the Way

Mammograms are effective at detecting breast cancer in its early stages and at reducing mortality rates of the disease.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/23/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Knowing Which Colon and Rectal Cancer Screening Tests You Should Get, and How Often

There are a variety of colon and rectal cancer screening tests available.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/20/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Late Flags: The Tell-Tale Signs of Colorectal Cancers

Symptoms for colorectal cancer often show up when the disease is in its more advanced stages and can include gastrointestinal bleeding, abdominal pain, fatigue and many others.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/17/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Identifying Symptoms Quickly is the Best Weapon against Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is often detected late, making it an especially deadly cancer. It's important to know some of the symptoms associated with lung cancer.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/16/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Am I At Higher Risk for Developing Breast Cancer?

Understanding the risk factors associated with breast cancer can help lead to positive lifestyle changes.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/16/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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What Affects Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

There are many factors that can increase your risk of developing colon or rectal cancer, including certain hereditary diseases, family history, age, obesity, smoking and others.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/13/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Second-Hand Smoke: Increasing Your Risk of Lung Cancer

Second-hand smoke has been shown to increase your risk of developing lung cancer by 20-30 percent.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/12/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Inflammatory Breast Cancer and the Likelihood of Late Detection

Inflammatory breast cancer is a type of cancer that is often detected late or misdiagnosed.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/12/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Colon and Rectal Cancer -- Adenocarcinomas

Most of the cancers of the colon and rectum are known as adenocarcinomas, and the early-stage survival rate for this classification of colorectal cancer is around 90 percent.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/6/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Small Cell and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Survival Rates

The survival rates for lung and bronchus cancer are low compared to most other types of cancer.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/5/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Colorectal Cancer is Blind to Your Gender

Incidences of colorectal cancer are split almost evenly between men and women and it accounts for 9 percent of all deaths due to cancer for both men and women.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/4/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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Breast Cancer’s Prevalence and the Importance of Early Detection

While incidences are declining and survival rates are increasing, breast cancer continues to be a deadly disease for women. Early and accurate detection is critical to saving lives.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/3/2011
Jeffrey H. Dover
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An Expanding Problem: Lung Cancer Cases and Deaths on the Rise

Despite technological and medical advancements, the number of lung cancer cases and deaths from lung cancer continues to rise. Lung and bronchus cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

1/2/2011
Dover Law Firm
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How to Prevent Others from Suffering a Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis in Georgia

The misdiagnosis of cervical cancer does not have to leave you powerless. You can help your family during this difficult time. You can help prevent other families from ever knowing the type of pain that you and your loved ones are suffering. Read this blog post to find out how and please contact us at 770.518.1133 or via our online contact form for more information.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

12/8/2010
Dover Law Firm
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What Happens When You’re Harmed by Unnecessary Cancer Treatment

Sometimes the failure to diagnose brain cancer is not just the failure to act. Sometimes, patients are provided with serious treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation that causes significant health problems. For more information about what to do when you’ve been hurt by unnecessary cancer treatment, please read this blog post and contact an Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer at 770.518.1133 or via our online contact form.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer

12/7/2010
Dover Law Firm
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What the Doctor Took From You by Misdiagnosing Ovarian Cancer

Only you understand what exactly you lost when your doctor failed to correctly diagnose ovarian cancer in you, in your mother, in your wife or in your daughter. However, we want to understand what you are going through and we want to help with you recovery. Please call an Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer at 770.518.1133 for more information.

Category: Failure to Diagnose Cancer