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Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Call Attention to Issue of Cancer Misdiagnosis
Date:9/28/2013

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 28, 2013

When a doctor waits to tell a patient that they may have cancer, is it caution or negligence? In a new blog article, the Chicago medical malpractice lawyers of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. weigh in on the issue.

According to the article, “Doctors Cautious of Cancer Misdiagnoses,” there is a concern in the medical community today that improved technology has possibly led to over-diagnosing cancer in patients and ordering unneeded treatment.

“However, from our perspective as lawyers who are dedicated to protecting the rights of patients, we simply want to ensure that doctors don’t become too cautious and withhold important, potentially life-saving information from patients,” said attorney Patrick A. Salvi, the firm’s managing equity partner.

“A delayed diagnosis – or, even worse, a diagnosis that is not effectively communicated to a patient – could have devastating consequences,” Salvi said. “This is why we believe this is an important issue to monitor and discuss on our blog.”

Misdiagnoses of cancer and other conditions, Salvi said, is a significant concern to his law firm. He pointed to an August 2012

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