Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a scary and life-changing event. While nobody ever wants to get this news, identifying cancer during an early stage of the disease is crucial to your prospects for recovery. Doctors are trained to spot potentially cancerous conditions through an evaluation of your symptoms, as well as various screening methods. There are many ways doctors can spot potentially cancerous tumors including:
As doctors continue to have more cancer-detection tools and processes at their disposal, the misdiagnosis of cancer or the failure to identify a detectable cancer, becomes increasingly unacceptable. Cancer can be treated with surgery, radiation, hormone therapy or chemotherapy, but the chances for survival and recovery are closely related to how early the cancer is detected.
Dealing with any serious illness, especially one as threatening as cancer, can be overwhelming. If your condition is the result of the carelessness or bad judgment of a doctor, contact a Goldblatt + Singer attorney immediately to discuss a cancer misdiagnosis lawsuit.
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