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Risk of Cancer from Morcellation

March 19, 2015

Boston Doctor Says Morcellation Cancer Risk is “Substantially Higher” than Originally Believed

Past research and the makers of power morcellator devices may have understated the risk of cancer spreading during surgery with morcellation.

A Boston doctor whose wife has been diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma cancer spread by a power morcellator is criticizing…

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Power Morcellation Cancer

February 24, 2015

Hysterectomy Cancer Risk from Power Morcellation May Increase With Age

Older women undergoing hysterectomy or myectomy procedures with morcellation may be at a higher risk for cancer spreading throughout their bodies.

According to the findings of two new studies, not only is the risk of cancer from hysterectomy morcellation procedures a…

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Morcellation Wrongful Death

February 12, 2015

Wrongful Death Suits Filed Over Spread of Cancer Following Morcellation Hysterectomies

Women who undergo hysterectomies with power morcellation may be at risk for undiagnosed uterine cancer spreading throughout their bodies.

At least two new wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary this week, alleging that two…

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Power Morcellator Lawsuit

February 2, 2015

Power Morcellation Suit Filed Over Cancer Spread During Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Yet another claim has been filed over the spread of cancer during a laparoscopic hysterectomy using power morcellation.

A product liability lawsuit has been filed against Karl Storz, Inc. by a Michigan woman who alleges that the power morcellator used during…

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Unnecessary Hysterectomies

January 15, 2015

Study Finds Hysterectomy Procedures May Be Unnecessary Nearly 20% of the Time

Women undergoing unnecessary hysterectomies with power morcellation may be at risk for the spread of aggressive uterine cancer.

New research has found that one out of every five women who undergoes hysterectomy surgery

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Cancer Risk from Power Morcellation

December 23, 2014

Women Should Be Warned That Sarcoma Can’t Be Detected Prior to Morcellation Surgery

A new study appears to confirm that there is no way for doctors to diagnose uterine sarcoma prior to surgery with power morcellation.

According to the findings of a new study, there is no way for doctors to…

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Power Morcellator Wrongful Death

December 16, 2014

Power Morcellation Lawsuit Filed Over Uterine Cancer Death

Victims of disseminated uterine cancer following hysterectomy surgery with power morcellation may be entitled to financial compensation.

The family of a Missouri woman who recently died from cancer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit, alleging that the…

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