No joke – but there are plenty. Guy goes to doc, death within two years diagnosed, goes on spending spree, Doc says, oops! you’re not gonna die for a while yet.
Brandrick was left with little more than the black suit, white shirt and red tie that he had planned to be buried in when it emerged a year later that his suspected “tumor” was no more than a non-life threatening inflammation of the pancreas.
Of course, he will be suing.