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A delay in diagnosing and treating bone cancer can lead to a worsening of the condition. If diagnosed and treated early, part of the bone could be salvaged and any delay may lead to an amputation or cause the cancer to spread to other parts of your body, such as your lungs.
Circumstances that might lead to a bone cancer compensation claim:
- GP failure to refer for an x-ray or further investigations
- Misdiagnosis of bone cancer with more common symptoms such as growth spurts or ligament injuries
- Delay in referral for x-ray leading to amputation
- Incorrectly reporting an x-ray leading to a misdiagnosis
For expert advice call us on 0161 696 6165 and speak to a member of our clinical negligence team to discuss your compensation claim today, alternatively please complete our enquiry form and we will contact you directly.
As with all cancers, early diagnosis of bone cancer and treatment is key. If you suspect symptoms then please discuss them with your GP and seek a referral for further investigations.