Assets of oncologist who falsely diagnosed cancers to be divided among patients

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 05 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i1920
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. Montreal

The liquidated assets of a Michigan oncologist who falsely diagnosed hundreds of patients with cancer and poisoned them with high dose chemotherapy so that he could bill for the drugs is to be put into a fund for his victims, 553 of whom have been identified so far.

But the case of Farid Fata, who prosecutors called “the most egregious fraudster in US history,” could reignite this summer as attorneys study a sealed file of new allegations that name other doctors and health providers as accomplices.

Fata, …

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