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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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1/23/2016
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Cannabis Oil and Chemotherapy Cure Cancer | NY Law Firm

Across the internet there are thousands of testimonies of people that have been doing this for years as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

1/7/2016
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Cancer Treatment Works Like a Flu Shot |NY Med Mal Lawyer

Patients simply go to the hospital for a couple hours and then come out and have little to no side effects as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

1/7/2016
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Being Overweight May Increase Cancer Risk | NY Med Lawyer

Being obese increases the risk of developing bowel, breast, liver and pancreatic problems as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

1/7/2016
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Ultrasound Could Help Find Cancer| NY Personal Injury Lawyer

Each woman in the study had three screenings over three years with mammography and ultrasonography as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

1/6/2016
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Gene Editing Treating Muscular Dystrophy | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Great Neck Medical Malpractice Attorney shares this New York Times article about Duchenne disease, muscle wasting and dystrophin.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

1/5/2016
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Link between sugar and breast cancer | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Researchers gave mice four different diets, those eating the largest amount of sucrose were more susceptible as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

1/5/2016
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Aspirin May Lower Risk Prostate Cancer | Ny Med Mal Lawyer

Researchers caution that although the findings are compelling, the study was observational as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/29/2015
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Surprising New Brain Cancer Info | NY Med Mal Lawyer

The study focuses on gliomas, which are the most common type of tumor in adults today as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

Category: General

12/23/2015
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Critical Heart Attack Signs | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Sudden cardiac arrest kills more than 300,000 Americans each year Gerald Oginski a New York Medical Malpractice Attorney share the CBS news report.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/23/2015
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Prostate Outcomes Better With Surgery | NY Med Mal Lawyer

New research says cancer patients do better with surgical operation instead of radiation therapy as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/23/2015
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Gum Disease Linked to Breast Cancer

A new study suggests that middle-aged and older women with gum disease are slightly more likely than those with gum disease to develop breast cancer.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/23/2015
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Gene Editing to Fight Cancer

Researchers at the Univ. of Penn and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have developed a revolutionary technique that edits a person’s DNA to battle cancer

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/20/2015
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Helpful Blood Test for Ovarian Cancer

Experts say that by the time the symptoms of ovarian cancer surface, it has spread. Statistics show only 45% of women who are diagnosed with it are still alive

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/16/2015
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Is there a Connection Between antidepressants and Autism?

Autism is a complex disease that is characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/15/2015
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Cancer Cells Can’t Proliferate And Invade Simultaneously

Cancer cells don’t sit still. Instead, they migrate from their original sites and establish new tumors in other parts of the body. Once a cancer spreads

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/15/2015
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Fermentation: Beer, Wine, Cheese and Cancer

Current cancer treatment focuses on interfering with cell signaling pathways that could lead to runaway cellular growth. These findings show that treatment

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/15/2015
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Laser Treatment for Breast Cancer

The laser ablation technique is called Novilase Breast Therapy. It involves placing small probes in the center of the cancer then using heat from the laser

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/15/2015
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Suicide Gene Therapy Kills Prostate Cancer Cells

Researchers have discovered a new gene therapy technique that is able to modify prostate cancer cells so that a patient’s body attacks and kills them.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/14/2015
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapy Can Increase Cancer Risk

Research has found that the greater risks appear to be for development of lymphoma, nonmelanoma skin cancer, or urinary tract cancers, depending on patient

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/14/2015
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Cancer Surgeon Says Mastectomy Not Needed for Breast Cancer

One of Britain’s top breast cancer surgeons has spoken out against mastectomies that he categorizes as medieval. A major new study showed that women who have

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/14/2015
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Afinitor Approved Without Proof It Extended Life

The advanced breast cancer trial showed that 63% of those taking Afinitor had to cut the dose of the drug or temporarily stop treatment, compared with

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/8/2015
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Is Prostate Cancer Linked to Alzheimer’s?

Study found that men who were on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for more than a year had the highest risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/7/2015
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Cancer is 2nd Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

Breast and prostate cancer, the two most commonly diagnosed cancer types have moved from a five-year survival rate of 75% and 68% in the 1975 – 1977 era to 91%

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/7/2015
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Is this The End of Chemotherapy?

For most cancers, especially solid tumors, chemotherapy is a go-to treatment. Unfortunately, chemotherapy is toxic and comes with serious side effects.

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

12/7/2015
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Defective Genes Simply Being Spliced Out

Experts say a guide RNA scans the DNA to find the target gene and then a Cas9 enzyme cuts through both strands of DNA. Finally a faulty gene is then inactivated

Category: Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose