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Appeals court says parents can sue doctor who failed to diagnose infant's cancer

An appeals court reversed a lower court's ruling and opened the way for a Minnesota doctor to be sued for malpractice after failing to diagnose a potentially lethal cancer while it was still treatable.
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An appeals court reversed a lower court's ruling and opened the way for a Minnesota doctor to be sued for malpractice after failing to diagnose a potentially lethal cancer while it was still treatable.

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