Delayed diagnosis of cancer can reduce survival rates and cause death. To file for malpractice, you must prove to a reasonable degree the diagnosis affected the patient’s prognosis.

Delay in Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Common factors for delayed diagnosis of breast cancer include:

  • Masses claimed benign before biopsy
  • Mass aspirations don’t reveal cancer
  • Slides misread as benign
  • Mammograms misread as negative

Delay in the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Many reasons for delayed diagnosis of lung cancer include:

  • Failure to act on abnormal X-ray
  • Confusion with other diseases
  • Failure to communicate
  • Failure to compare prior X-rays

Delay in Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

Failure to diagnose ovarian cancer in a timely manner can result from:

  • Failure to perform testing
  • Failure to perform blood work
  • Mistakes in pathology
  • Symptoms misidentified

If you have suffered serious harm caused by a delayed cancer diagnosis, trust Carter Mario Law Firm to help. Contact our team today at 203-876-2711 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.


At Carter Mario, we have decades of combined legal experience negotiating medical negligence cases. We understand what it takes to bring our clients maximum compensation for the losses they have suffered—and to do so in a timely manner.

We understand state and federal laws—and will create a results-driven strategy crafted specifically around the details of your case. After carefully reviewing the evidence, we will file a claim seeking full, fair compensation for your injuries


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When you or someone you love suffers any type of harm due to medical negligence, you need experience on your side. Let Carter Mario Law Firm protect your rights. Call our Medical Negligence Lawyers at 203-876-2711 today. You can also submit a FREE Initial Consultation Form. We know serious injury claims—and stand ready to help you receive the compensation you deserve.

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