If you have suffered from a misdiagnosis of ovarian cancer, we have expert medical negligence solicitors that can help you with your clinical negligence claim.
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Finding out you have ovarian cancer is life changing, but being misdiagnosed or given a late diagnosis can be devastating. Ovarian cancer is the 15th most common cancer in the UK, and while it only accounts for 2% of all new cancer cases, discovering that medical negligence has contributed to misdiagnosis or a delayed diagnosis can mean you might have endure more invasive, intensive treatment; or, in some cases, it may result in a terminal prognosis.
Sometimes, symptoms of ovarian cancer do not become apparent until a later stage. This means it is vital that your doctor picks up any signs as quickly as possible and sends you for appropriate tests and scans, or refers you to a specialist in a timely manner.
A compensation claim can only be brought if there has been a breach of the duty of care by medical professionals, which has resulted in harm or loss to you. It may be possible to claim compensation if:
It is usually not possible to claim compensation if a late diagnosis would not have changed the end result.
Our expert medical negligence solicitors are here to help you get the compensation you deserve. If you or a family member have suffered from a misdiagnosis or late diagnosis of ovarian cancer, we have friendly expert solicitors that can help you with your medical negligence claim. In many cases, we can also represent families after the sufferer has already passed away.