VA: 6 deaths linked to delays in cancer screens

There are 1 comment on the Sep 20, 2013, The Macon Telegraph story titled VA: 6 deaths linked to delays in cancer screens. In it, The Macon Telegraph reports that:

The VA's inspector general said in a recent report that delayed colonoscopies and other screenings were linked to malignancies found in 52 patients.

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Viet Nam Veteran

Frankfort, OH

#1 Sep 20, 2013
This is exactly why every veteran should be issued a health card that they can take anyplace for health care. Than, if the VA Medical Centers want to stay open, they will either begin providing qualtity healthcare or they will not have any patients.

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