The accurate and prompt diagnosis of any form of cancer can be critical to ensuring a patient has the best possible chances of recovery. So, when doctors fail to recognize that the symptoms their patients are displaying are indicative of cancer, the delay in treatment can be catastrophic.
Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions
Even when their patients present symptoms that are indicative of certain forms of cancer, busy or otherwise negligent doctors may misinterpret these symptoms as a less serious medical condition. Should a doctor be wrong, though, his or her patient will have already lost valuable treatment time that may have substantially improved their chances of recovery. As such, it is critical that the following conditions are quickly and accurately diagnosed:
- Breast Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Cervical Cancer
- Brain Tumors
Since many forms of cancer may become manifest through a variety of commonplace symptoms, even a very astute doctor may misinterpret them. However, there are a number of symptoms that should be so unmistakably associated with the above-listed conditions that most medical professionals would be expected to recognize them.
Consult With a New Hampshire Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorney
At Crowe & Mulvey, LLP, our New Hampshire cancer misdiagnosis attorneys are prepared to help you hold any medical professional responsible for delaying the proper treatment of your cancer. We may be able to discover what exactly went wrong and what compensation you may be entitled to. To discuss the particulars of your medical situation with one of our attorneys, please call our offices at (617) 404-3417 today.