haematology
Blood cancers

Culture of conflict to blame for chemo under-dosing scandal

A culture of conflict and mistrust inside a Sydney oncology department enabled a doctor to prescribe off-protocol chemotherapy to patients for a decade, a report has found. Between 2006 and 2015, medical oncologist Dr John Grygiel prescribed a flat dose of 100 mg carboplatin to 129 mostly head and neck cancer patients at St Vincent’s Hospital, ...

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