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Woman Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit after Doctor Fails to Detect Breast Cancer

A gynecologist failed to discover a growing mass on a woman’s breast. The mass was then detected a year later by her family physician and was determined to be terminal cancer. The 34-year-old woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against her gynecologist claiming that the doctor failed to discover the cancer during her exam. The woman had filled out a form that clearly stated she had a pain in her breast. The medical malpractice lawsuit claims that the family doctor had felt something in the victim’s breast during a breast exam and encouraged her to seek a mammogram. It was then discovered that she had a cancerous tumor growing in her breast. The cancer spread to a bone in her back and it was determined that the cancer was incurable. To learn more about the medical malpractice lawsuit, please click the link.