Cancer Misdiagnosis

cancer misdiagnosisYou Have Cancer……
These are among the most horrifying words one can hear – and no kind or professional delivery of this news can make the shock any less pronounced.  Once you get over the shock however, and are ready to talk about what can be done to cure or retard the growth of any cancer, you will want to be sure that your doctor is knowledgeable about the disease itself, what can be done to treat it, and what the prognosis or threat of metastasis to other sites could entail.  It’s time to drill down to specifics regarding potential outcomes, and hopefully you have confidence that is deserved in your treatment provider.  I wish it could be said that you can have 100% confidence that your clinical cancer picture with common cancer screenings or other tests is correct, but experience has proven otherwise.  Cancer misdiagnosis simply happens, and when it does, you will need the very best of Medical Malpractice Lawyer to represent you in your claim of misdiagnosis.

One of the most frequent areas of misdiagnosis occurs is failing to detect and treat a cancer in its early stages, by not ordering the right tests or following through with the results, or misreading results.  This is unfortunately the case in breast cancer, but other cancers, such as prostate and lung cancer also have more instances of failure in this regard than is even known.  In breast cancer, for example, a radiologist can misread a mammogram, and miss an early tumor that is a malignancy.  Many statistics indicate that at least 10% of mammograms have been misread, with the interpretation of no malignancy, when in fact, there is a malignant growth.  Even at a later stage, such as with a breast biopsy, misdiagnosis can occur – a frequent one being the misdiagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ.  Metastasis to other sites can be missed by a lack of follow-up testing, or simply missing the metastatic growth, resulting in incomplete treatment.

Grand Rapids, MI Medical Malpractice Attorney, Stephen L. Grimm, has had 26 years of success in Medical Malpractice Law, and well understands Michigan Malpractice Law regarding cancer misdiagnosis medical malpractice, and also understands you need the kind of representation that will aggressively seek the outcome you deserve if a victim of cancer misdiagnosis.  You need to be represented by a Medical Malpractice Attorney with a record of success, who works with a professional team of expert witnesses, has current and frequent trial experience, and will leave you with no doubt that you will receive the outcome you deserve.  Contact us today for a free initial consultation.  616-459-0220.

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