Cancer misdiagnosis claims
Although many cancers can be successfully treated, it is vital that patients receive the best possible standard of care as early as possible. Misdiagnosis or delays in diagnosing cancer can significantly affect a patient’s recovery or chances of survival and can be devastating for both the individual concerned and their loved ones.
Last updated on September 6th, 2021
How to claim for medical negligence
Want to know more about claiming for medical or clinical negligence. Jargon free, we’ll explain your legal rights, letting you know everything you need to know about claiming.
How much compensation can I claim for medical negligence?
Read our medical negligence legal guides to understand your legal rights and how much compensation you may be able to claim.
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Our medical negligence lawyers have the specialist expertise to advise on a range of cancer claims including:
- Delays in GP referrals for further investigation or tests
- Misreporting of scans, smear slides or biopsies
- Delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of many different types of cancer including:
- Bowel cancer
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer and misreporting of slides
- Ovarian cancer
- Gynaecological cancers
If you have suffered delayed or misdiagnosis of cancer you may be able to claim compensation for clinical negligence that can help you to deal with the medical issues which may arise as a result of your illness.
Our specialist clinical negligence lawyers can also advise you about making a formal complaint under the NHS Complaints Procedure.