Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 3rd, 1995
According to a recent report in The Boston Globe, doctors at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute prescribed a four-fold overdose of a toxic drug to a female cancer patient, a Globe health columnist who died December 3, 1994.
The same team of doctors gave the same overdose to a 52-year-old breast cancer patient. The woman, whose husband asked that she not be named, is in the Beth Israel Hospital. The newspaper said several sources described her as having serious, irreversible heart damage.
The patient who...
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