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Patients Given Incorrect Radiation Doses

At a veterans’ hospital, 92 veterans were given incorrect radiation doses to treat their prostate cancer. According to the article, “most veterans got significantly less than the prescribed dose while others received excessive radiation to nearby tissue and organs.” Since then, the medical center has stopped all prostate cancer treatment because of the medical errors found. Thus far, none of the patients have filed a medical malpractice suit against the medical center.

Read more about the veterans’ hospital here.