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Radiation plan administered to wrong side of body – $500,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, age 60 at the time of the events in question, presented with inflamed lymph nodes in her neck. Following biopsy and surgical removal, plaintiff was diagnosed with a rare intranodal spindle cell melanoma. Three of 59 right cervical lymph nodes were deemed malignant. Plaintiff's radiation oncologist recommended 25 sessions of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to ...