Being diagnosed with cancer is one of the most distressing news for you and your loved one. What can get worse is cancer misdiagnosis? You should note that if treated in the early stages, people who have cancer can be cured. However, in some cases, patients who have cancer are misdiagnosed by a doctor that results in permanent injury or death.
What constitutes cancer misdiagnosis?
Doctors might suspect cancer via routine physical tests of a patient. However, the doctor must inform you in case signs of cancer are detected. If the doctor overlooks the symptoms of cancer and does not provide you with the correct treatment, the above becomes a legal case for cancer misdiagnosis and malpractice on the part of the doctor. You as a patient are legally entitled to file a legal suit on the above grounds and claim for damages and compensation. The following constitute cancer misdiagnosis-[Read more…]