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What Is Cancer Misdiagnosis?

People with serious medical conditions can suffer worsening symptoms and a poorer prognosis when doctors fail to properly diagnose them or wrongly diagnose them with a different health issue. In the case of cancer, diagnostic failures are especially dangerous. Many types of cancer are treatable when they are diagnosed in earlier phases, but if the […]

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Pseudomonas Bacterial Infection and Death at the Geisinger Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Pseudomonas Bacterial Infection and Death at the Geisinger Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Recently, three infants died and five others became ill from an infection at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.  Reportedly, all of the babies were premature; and all of the babies suffered infection from the same organism: the pseudomonas bacterium. Premature babies usually are admitted to a NICU.  […]

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