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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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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