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Cancer – Oncology

Cancer – Oncology

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Expert cancer negligence solicitors who sensitively handle oncology claims for clients nationwide

It is often viewed as the silent killer that has no cure. However, much research shows that the chances of surviving are much greater if diagnosis is achieved promptly.

You may have a cancer negligence claim if there has been a delay in your diagnosis.

If you think you have a medical negligence claim involving cancer, you NEED to call us

This may be due to your GP failing to refer you to the hospital for further investigation or the hospital failing to follow up test results or incorrectly reporting the results of scans. We will need to show that the treatment that you received was below a reasonable standard of care and that this has probably had a negative impact on your recovery.

Doctors have a duty of care to follow reasonable standards to test for possible malignant tumours given a patient’s symptoms.

It may be that the delay of diagnosis has unfortunately meant the prospects of successful treatment are diminished or that more invasive treatment is required.

At Swain & Co Solicitors we have considerable experience in clinical negligence claims relating to types of cancer which include:

“Swain & Co Solicitors are leaders in the field of medical negligence cases including claims involving oncology.


Melanie Lidstone-Land | Head of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury

Common problems that arise in relation to cancer include the following:

  • Failure to recognise early signs
  • Delay in diagnosis
  • Failure to treat
  • Delay in treating
  • Surgical error
  • Mixing up of tissue samples
  • Wrongly told all clear
  • Misinterpretation of results

If you would like to bring a claim involving oncology, you will need knowledgeable and experienced lawyers on your side. Here at Swain & Co Solicitors we successfully handle cases for clients, with access to a database of medical experts we will build a case for your claim.

Specialist solicitors representing clients from offices in London, Liverpool, Havant/Portsmouth and Southampton

Contact Swain & Co Solicitors today for free initial advice on possible options for bringing a claim.

We can provide No Win No Fee arrangements for most cases.

Melanie Lidstone-Land, Senior Associate at Swain & Co Solicitors says, “Brain tumours are devastating to the sufferer and their family.  It is important to support those researching this deadly disease and to help improve the prognosis for the many people diagnosed with brain tumours every year.”

Contact us today for a free initial consultation

We have offices in Havant/Portsmouth, Southampton and Liverpool.

Call our Havant office: 023 92 483322
Call our Southampton office: 023 80 631111
Call our Liverpool office: 015 12 552286

Fax us: 023 92 483366

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