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Doctor’s orders killed cancer patient: Dana-Farber admits drug overdose caused death of Globe columnist, damage to second woman.

Knox RA. Boston Globe. March 23, 1995; metro/region:1.

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Knox RA. Boston Globe. March 23, 1995; metro/region:1.

This column chronicles the tragic death of Betsy Lehman, a Boston Globe health columnist, who fell victim to an inadvertent overdose of chemotherapy while receiving treatment for breast cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The story details the events surrounding the case, the reactions among family and the public, and the response from Dana-Farber.

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Knox RA. Boston Globe. March 23, 1995; metro/region:1.

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