Liver cancer is when abnormal cells develop into a malignant tumour in the surface of the liver. Liver is an important organ whose main functions include digestion of food, metabolism of the body and building immunity. Liver stores important nutrients for the body like vitamins and minerals and supply them to tissues of the body. Hence damage to liver leaves the body tissues degenerative and causes death.
The immediate effect of delay in diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer is death. The number of liver cancer mortality rate is increasing year by year.
Misdiagnosis of Liver Cancer occurs as a result of symptoms that are shared by other problems like fatty liver, pancreatic cancer or liver abscess etc.
The symptoms of acute liver cancer are vague hence if your GP fails to notice the symptoms causing delay in diagnosis in advanced stage of liver cancer thereby decreasing the survival rate of the patient.
Delay by GP in referring the patient to a specialist to carry out liver cancer diagnostic tests.
Liver cancer diagnostic tests when misread or misinterpreted causing delay in treatment by the time the cancer spreads to an advanced stage leading to less survival rate.
Negligent ultrasound scans missing the presence of liver cancer tumour.
Errors in Blood tests to check alpha feto protein and when results are misread, Diagnosis delays and causes further delay in treatment.
If you or your family member is a victim of liver cancer misdiagnosis causing a death or fatal condition you can claim for liver cancer compensation..
If you or someone you know has cancer and was misdiagnosed, call our Medical Negligence Solicitors for a free conference on 0113 388 0400 or contact us online and we will call you within 1 hour.
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