- There are about 16,000 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed and 5,000 deaths each year in the United States. (1) Rich, William, M ., M.D. "Cancer of the Cervix." OBGYN.net
- African American women have a greater risk of dying from cervical cancer than white women. (2) Obstetrics and Gynecology. Reuters Limited. 1999; 94:509-515.
- If you receive annual pap smears, you should never be diagnosed with stage 3 or 4 cervical cancer.
- No woman should die from cervical cancer if she has received annual pap smears.
- If you have been diagnosed with cervical cancer and have questions regarding a potential medical malpractice lawsuit, contact us immediately.
Attorney Kathleen Zellner settled a wrongful death case in the Northern District of Illinois. A 26 year old had undiagnosed Stage III cancer that evolved into Stage IV cancer, causing her death.