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Surgery for colon cancer botched in 79-year-old patient – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

During a routine colonoscopy, doctors discovered the 79-year-old plaintiff had an atypical polyp of the sigmoid colon with the possibility of it being cancerous. The polyp was removed and sent for biopsy. Plaintiff underwent a low anterior resection with an end-to-end anastomosis to remove the cancerous polyp. While recovering at home, the plaintiff noted feces ...