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'Stunning' number of extreme drug doses by doc, expert says

By Associated Press  |  July 06, 2015

Patients of a Detroit-area doctor received "stunning" doses of a powerful, expensive drug, exposing them to life-threatening infections, an expert testified Monday as a judge heard details about a cancer specialist who fleeced insurance companies and harmed hundreds of people.

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