ABSTRACTDeath from cancer is mostly considered as natural deaths. The role of cancer as a cause of death in forensic autopsies such as sudden deaths, negligence or malpractice claims is being investigated. In a small amount of forensic cases, cancer is found incidentally at the autopsy. The aim of this study was to reveal characteristics of the cases in which cancer was diagnosed and malignancies' types in medico legal autopsies. The role of forensic autopsies in determining oncological diseases was discussed… Show more
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