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Hong Kong cancer patient says Hospital Authority’s offer of HK$600,000 compensation not enough to cover his treatment

A man who visited a Hong Kong public hospital 11 times over 10 months before he was finally diagnosed with late-stage prostate cancer wants the facility to cover all his medical expenses.Former construction worker Yeung Tak-wai, 72, has found the Hospital Authority’s offer of HK$600,000 (US$77,150) in compensation unacceptable, saying it is not enough for his ongoing treatment, including expensive drugs that could extend his life.Medical experts who reviewed his case found diagnosis and…


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