Admitting the frequency of medical errors is difficult for the mind to do.
After all, these errors occur in a health care system to which we entrust ourselves and our loved ones for care. To keep anxiety at bay, you naturally want to believe the best about this system.
Unfortunately, evidence of errors continues to accumulate. And of course when the error involves failure to diagnose cancer, the consequences are potentially life-threatening.
In this post, we will address some common questions about cancer and medical errors.