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This blog is designed to educate and inform you about recent news and how it may impact your legal case in New York. I have provided commentary and opinion and welcome your comments to keep the conversation going.

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3/21/2016
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Drugs that Target Breast Cancer Molecules | NY Med Mal Law

UK Researchers presented preliminary clinical trial results at the European Breast Cancer Conference as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/21/2016
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Breast Cancer Detecting Bra | NY Med Mal Trial Lawyer

The device works through the use of infrared sensors which record temperatures and alert woman wearing it as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/21/2016
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Test for Cancer | New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

The new technique augments this standard procedure with powerful DNA screening technology as shared by NY Med Mal Lawyer Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/21/2016
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Tests May Help Predict Ovarian Cancer | NY Med Mal Lawyer

For women with mutations in the BRCA1 gene, the outlook was greatly improved as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/18/2016
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Are Painkillers More Harmful than Helpful | NY Med Mal Law

The CDC is urging doctors to prescribe aspirin and ibuprofen before turning to highly addictive painkillers as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Medical Malpractice

3/17/2016
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Is Mastectomy Necessary in Treatment | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Statistics show that women electing to have a breast surgically removed has tripled over the last ten years as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/16/2016
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What Do Doctors Do With Testing Information | NY Law Firm

New York Times and Med Mal lawyers are shedding light on physicians that have patients take genetic tests, but don't know how to use the information they find.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/12/2016
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New Way to Shrink Tumors Fast | NY Personal Injury Attorney

The two exciting drugs are called lapatinib and trastuzumab, which is more widely known as Herceptin as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/10/2016
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Yelling and Screaming During Cross Examination | NY Lawyer

Its important to have a clear strategy about the information you are trying to obtain from the witness as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: General

3/8/2016
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Erin Andrews $55 Million Verdict | Breach of Privacy

A sportscaster who sued Marriott Hotels, and a man who cut a hole in an adjoining hotel room in order to secretly peep in on her as shared by NY Trial Lawyer

Category: General

3/8/2016
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Train Our Immune System to Fight Cancer | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Researchers are saying they have found a way to steer ones own immune system to kill cancer as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/8/2016
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Aspirin Lower your Risk of Cancer | NY Injury Lawyer

The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s Oncology journal as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/3/2016
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Hungarian Mummies Give Insight to Cancer | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Study of 18th century Hungarian mummified remains show a genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/3/2016
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Dye Useful in Cancer Investigation | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Rose Bengal turns yarn and food bright red and has been used as a diagnostic staining agent for some time as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/3/2016
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Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer | NY Trial Lawyer

The powder may travel up the mucus membranes in the vaginal canal and work its way into the ovaries as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

3/2/2016
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Can Exercise Reduce Your Risk of Getting Cancer | NY Lawyer

Scientists planted melanoma skin cells into the mice, then let them run and exercise to see what happens as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/24/2016
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Getting Healthcare to Prevent Heart Disease | NY Law Firm

The mortality rate for cardiovascular disease for women has outpaced men since 1984 as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/24/2016
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What if doctors said Sorry more often | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Medical errors the third leading cause of death in the United States as shared by New York Medical Malpractice and Trial Accident Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Medical Malpractice

2/24/2016
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Cardiac Errors - Why Do They Happen | NY Med Mal Lawyer

The infographic asserts that cardiology has underlying vulnerabilities that can put patients at risk of injury by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/24/2016
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Weight Loss and Your Health | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Experts showed that dropping just 5% of body weight can help decrease the threat for diabetes as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/23/2016
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Can Lung Cancer be Detected by Testing Saliva | NY Law Firm

This noninvasive method is able to detect circulating tumor DNA in saliva as shared by Gerry Oginski a New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/14/2016
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Overactive thyroid at risk for breast cancer | NY Law Firm

Women are much more likely than men to have hyperthyroidism as shared by Gerald Oginski a New York Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/14/2016
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Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease | NY Med Mal Lawyer

The body has a variety of natural defenses to protect itself against neurodegeneration as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/11/2016
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Link Between Alcohol and Cancer | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Drinking could cause bowel, esophageal, larynx, mouth, pharynx, breast and liver problems as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

2/10/2016
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Are Blood Tests Helpful in finding Cancer | NY Med Mal Law

The issue being patients and doctors might make health decisions on information they do not understand as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose