health authority apologizes for faulty cancer tests

ST. JOHNS, N.L. – The chief of a Newfoundland health authority apologized Friday for the “confusion” created when it failed to fully disclose results of a review that found more than 300 patients received the wrong results from botched breast cancer tests.

George Tilley, CEO of the Eastern Health Authority, said the organization knew that 317 of 763 patients had received incorrect results, but it chose to speak publicly about a much smaller group – the 117 patients who had their treatment changed after they were told about the faulty tests. Read More….

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