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Professor of Dentistry is accused of prescribing pills to treat cancer

 
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A professor of dentistry wrongly diagnosed at least seven cases of oral cancer, and four of the patients eventually died due to the worsening of the disease.

According to information from the DailyNews, in one case he even prescribe sugarless gum and another with iron supplement for a woman who later was diagnosed with cancer of the jaw. This patient, who despetou throughout the UK for the negligence of the teacher, began treating a temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD).

The professional, Philip Lamey, a professor at the School of Dentistry at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast (Ireland). He is being tried by the General Dental Council (GDC) in London (UK). In total 135 patients were summoned to answer questions regarding the results of the biopsies requested by the dentist.

According to the Daily, he faces 46 acusãoes for practice and willful negligence.

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