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Veteran with Cancer is Denied Colonoscopy

A war veteran was denied a colonoscopy when he had a history of colon caner. This has caused him to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital because he did in fact have colon cancer. The veteran found out that the hospitals rejection may have put him in a situation where cancer may claim this man’s life. The man who has previously fought for our country is now fighting a new battle with colon cancel. The victim was diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancers in the VA hospital. He stated that knowing he had a history of colon cancer in his family; he requested a colonoscopy and was denied several times. His prognosis states that he only had 26 months to live. He has filed the medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital. In order to learn more about the failure to diagnose, please click the link.