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July 20th, 2021|Categories: Clinical Negligence, Medical Opinion, Oncology, Tips & Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Colorectal Cancer Litigation By James Hill, Clinical Professor of Colorectal Surgery Litigation as a result of delay in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer and colorectal polyps is common. Urgent or ‘two-week rule’ referral criteria for primary care doctors are well established. They are based on a combination of age, symptoms of change in bowel habit and rectal bleeding, signs of an abdominal or rectal mass

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