The world will come together this Saturday (4 February) to mark World Cancer Day 2023. This is a global campaign led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to...Read more
A 62 year old man was left with terminal cancer after his doctor failed to recognise tumours in his arm passing them off as just “fatty lumps”. This, unfortunately, led to a year long delay in diagnosing the cancer which, by that time, had spread to other parts of Mr M’s body and the prognosis was poor. Wondering why the diagnosis was missed at the outset, Mr M turned to our specialist medical law team to investigate.
After two years, the NHS Trust formally admitted that the doctor’s original assessment was inadequate and apologised to Mr M. The NHS litigation authority has since paid him substantial compensation so that he can spend the time that remains with his loved ones and plan for their future.