Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer – £50,000

On detecting a lump in her breast Miss Jones saw a consultant for a clinical examination,tests were done and she was advised that it was a fatty lump which was entirely benign. Some months later, the lump began to enlarge and Miss Jones was diagnosed with cancer and had to undergo a mastectomy.

We pursued a claim for Miss Jones because the original tests had not been carried out properly leading to a 20-month delay in diagnosis. If the cancer had been diagnosed earlier a mastectomy would not have been necessary.

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