Most claims in this area relate to a delay or a failure to diagnose the disease. It is well known that the earlier a cancer is diagnosed, the better chance there is of treating it. Sometimes, the delay is so long that the disease spreads and the outlook for the patient is very poor. In other cases the delay causes the need for more extensive surgery/treatment and damage to surrounding structures when a simple local excision (removal) is all that would have been necessary.

Our team of clinical negligence lawyers have handled cases involving: damaging delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer; various oral cancers; prostate cancer; bowel cancer; lung cancer; spinal tumours and brain tumours.

If you would like to speak to a member of our team in order to discuss your case or in order to be initially advised, they can be contacted directly on 0113 284 5745.

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