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Breast cancer claims

Breast cancer claims

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Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK.

Statistics suggest that nearly 50,000 people are diagnosed each year. Breast cancer can affect both men and women.

In recent years treatment for breast cancer has improved and survival rates continue to rise. Early diagnosis and treatment is key to fighting this disease.

There are four main types of breast cancer:

    • invasive
    • non-invasive
    • lobular
    • ductal.

Depending on the type of cancer will depend upon the treatment prognosis.

Negligence claims are often due to delayed diagnosis as a result of failing to carry out examinations, failure to offer the patient a biopsy or the analysis of the test results being incorrectly interpreted, and lumps in the breast being misdiagnosed as benign. Failure to carry out the correct procedures can lead to treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy being less effective or ineffective altogether and the patient having to undergo a mastectomy.

Swain & Co Solicitors are specialist medical negligence lawyers.

We are here to help you

Clients value our personalised service with our empathetic approach. We understand that everyone is different, so we ensure that your legal service is unique to you.

We offer a free initial consultation with no obligation. We act on a No Win No Fee basis

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

Call our Havant office: 023 92 483322
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Surgery must be carried out with a degree of skill and care. Most surgeons conduct surgery to a high standard. However, sometimes mistakes occur and substandard care is given. If you are able to show that your surgeon made an error in the course of your treatment and you have sustained an injury because of this, you will be able to make a clinical negligence claim.

There are time limits in place to make a medical negligence claim. Generally you have three years from the date of damage or three years from the date that you considered that you had suffered from an injury that you knew or believed to be connected with your treatment.

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Medical Negligence