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Part One: Delays, denials by VA deliver 'death sentence' to cancer victim

Part One: Delays, denials by VA deliver 'death sentence' to cancer victim

By Mark Flatten | 08/18/14 06:00 AM

After years of missed warning signs by VA doctors, a Pennsylvania veteran's prostate cancer has gone from treatable to terminal. The first in a five-part series.
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Part Two: A fatal level of trust in Veterans Affairs care

Part Two: A fatal level of trust in Veterans Affairs care

By Mark Flatten | 08/19/14 06:00 AM

'A good man' dies after Veterans Affairs doctors dismissed his pain and rectal bleeding as constipation and hemorrhoids. The second in a five-part series.
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Part Three: Korean War veteran dies after Veterans Affairs hospital ignored his medical history, daughter says

Part Three: Korean War veteran dies after Veterans Affairs hospital ignored his medical history, daughter says

By Mark Flatten | 08/20/14 06:00 AM

A fatal chain of events unfolds after California man seeks treatment for a sore on his toe. The third in a five-part series.
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Part Four: Treatment at a Veterans Affairs hospital nearly killed an agency whistleblower

Part Four: Treatment at a Veterans Affairs hospital nearly killed an agency whistleblower

By Mark Flatten | 08/21/14 05:00 AM

An Iraq war veteran says she lived through the patient care and retaliation scandals now plaguing the VA -- barely. Fourth in a five-part series.
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Part Five: Missed leukemia diagnosis by Veterans Affairs leaves vet who put his trust in doctors living 'day to day'

Part Five: Missed leukemia diagnosis by Veterans Affairs leaves vet who put his trust in doctors living 'day to day'

By Mark Flatten | 08/22/14 05:00 AM

An Indiana man faces an uncertain fate after warning signs went unnoticed in six years of VA medical screenings.
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