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Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis
Cancer misdiagnosis is surprisingly common in the US. Every year roughly 37 million women receive routine yearly mammograms. Research suggests that up to 4% of breast cancer diagnoses are incorrect.
Breast cancer misdiagnosis has devastating effects for both the healthy, and those suffering from cancer.
A healthy woman diagnosed with cancer may have to undergo any number of unnecessarily invasive procedures.
Those who have breast cancer but aren’t diagnosed are robbed their ability to seek treatment for the cancer, which is the second leading cause of death in women.
“Breast cancer is sometimes found after symptoms appear, but many women with early breast cancer have no symptoms. This is why getting the recommended screening tests before any symptoms develop is so important.*”- Cancer.org
Patients depend on the knowledge and dedication of doctors and medical personal to detect and treat breast cancer. If you were the victim of a breast cancer misdiagnoses contact us today.