Blood cancers

SA haematologist reprimanded and fined for chemo underdosing failures

South Australian haematologist Associate Professor Ian Lewis has been reprimanded and fined $10,000 by the Medical Board for his role in the state’s chemotherapy underdosing scandal. Dr Lewis was Clinical Director of Haematology and Lead Clinician in AML at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) when 10 patients with leukaemia were mistakenly given only a single ...

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