Cancer survivors face greater risk of suicide

Two recent studies show that the link between cancer survival and suicide is greater than previously believed. Not only do survivors suffer from depression, sadness, distress and grief, some survivors also face physical disfigurement and crushing debt that leads to a...

Is a delayed diagnosis grounds for medical malpractice?

When you are injured or unwell, health care providers are paid to use their knowledge to identify and treat your ailment. If the provider fails these duties and your condition worsens as a result, you likely have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Many of these...

Which cancers are the most often not caught/diagnosed?

It is hard to think about doctors making mistakes or missing diagnoses that may be detectable. However, it does happen. One of the diseases with the highest percentage of delayed or missed diagnoses is cancer. Unfortunately, cancer claims the lives of many. The...

It’s true: Doctors make more mistakes in the summer

No one wants to think about the possibility of something going on during surgery, or while they are staying at the hospital. Medical malpractice is frightening to consider, but mistakes do happen.   The July effect It is not as though more people are discovering they...

Most dangerous cancers in women

Health and wellness are a top priority for many. That said, there are many different illnesses and diseases present in your everyday life. It can be hard to keep track of all the different ailments you can suffer but it is important to be aware of them so you can...

Which cancers are the most dangerous?

People are diagnosed each day in the United States with some form of cancer. It can happen to you at any time. According to the National Cancer Institute, that number is more than 38%. It is also the second leading cause of death, behind heart disease. That means that...