Copper thieves delay treatment for cancer patients

Posted By Staff

Date: July 31st, 2008

Category: Uncategorized

California – Radiation therapy couldn’t be performed on dozens of cancer patients because a would-be metal thief ripped out copper plumbing that cools radiation machines in a northern San Diego County outpatient clinic. Oncology Therapies of Vista office manager Beth Bourbeau discovered the vandalism Wednesday and up to 65 patients went without radiation therapy. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMcAfee
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2 Responses to “Copper thieves delay treatment for cancer patients”

  1. hippychick Says:

    times are getting tough. our neighbors lost their house to foreclosure and pulled out all the plumbing before they left.

  2. any mouse Says:

    Here they have tried to steal the copper wiring from one of the power companies switching stations. They were found char-broiled at the scene of the crime.

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