Anal Cancer Lawyers in New York

The only thing worse than being diagnosed with anal cancer is learning that it should have been caught sooner. If you suspect this has happened to you, call the team at the Porter Law Group for a free case evaluation.
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About Anal Cancer 

Anal cancer is found in about 10,000 people in America annually, with about 2,000 people dying from this disease each year. There is already a screening process for this disease called anal cytology, and it is recommended for people at high-risk. 

This cancer usually starts in the mucosa, which lines the inner part of the anus. Most anal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas which make up 90% of all diagnosed cases. Anal cancer can cause several symptoms present in the rectal and anal area, including:

  • Bleeding
  • Itching
  • Lumps 
  • Swelling 
  • Loss of bowel control 
  • Abnormal discharges

It can be treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. 

There are state-of-the-art tools available to doctors that can help them diagnose this disease early. Early detection is important, because the later the cancer is found, the more intense the treatments required will be. 

Lawyers that help Patients who are Misdiagnosed or Diagnosed late with Anal Cancer 

The American Cancer Society uses the SEER database to estimate survival rates for anal cancer, categorizing them from localized, to regional, and distant. There is an 83% relative 5-year survival rate for anal cancer at the localized stage when it has not spread outside the anus. This drops to 67% at the regional stage, and to 36% at the distant stage when it spreads to other organs.

Late diagnosis not only lowers survival chances, but also increases the need for more intense treatment options. This comes with more costs, and more potential side effects. 

If you or a loved one have been misdiagnosed, or diagnosed late with anal cancer in the state of New York, call the Porter Law Group. Our lawyers and board-certified medical experts can help evaluate your case for free. And we can help you recover compensation for your pain, suffering, and increased medical bills due to your doctor's failure to diagnose anal cancer. 

Suing for Medical Malpractice due to Late Anal Cancer Diagnosis 

Not all cases of misdiagnosis and late diagnosis are considered medical malpractice. It is not enough to show that you have suffered, or that your conditions have worsened. 

You need to establish that there was a doctor-patient relationship and that the doctor deviated from the expected standard of care for patients with similar conditions. And that this deviation was the proximate cause of harm. This is difficult to establish without the help of an experienced cancer attorney. 

Medical negligence cases are complex. You need to navigate numerous documentary and filing requirements and be aware of the statute of limitations for when you are allowed to file a claim. On top of that, you need a medical expert who can evaluate your condition to see if the delay in diagnosis was the cause of harm, and testify on your behalf. 

The Porter Law Group has a longstanding relationship with the top medical experts in the field. We hire them to review your case and see if your anal cancer should have been caught sooner. And our experienced trial lawyers have secured millions of dollars* in the state of New York, for patients whose cancer was misdiagnosed or diagnosed late. 

Contact us at 833-PORTER9, or e-mail us at info@porterlawteam.com to discuss the details of our experience representing other clients and the results we were able to obtain in the past for clients who also suffered from cancer. In many ways, our results speak for themselves, and we will stand ready to help you and your family in your time of greatest need.

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Screening for Anal Cancer

The key to surviving a Anal Cancer diagnosis is early detection. If your doctor failed to order these tests, or misinterpreted your test results, and delayed your cancer diagnosis, contact us for a free case evaluation.

The Medical Team We Use To Investigate Your Case

We have long-standing relationships with many of the top medical experts in this field. We hire them to review your medical records and test results to determine whether your Anal Cancer should have been diagnosed sooner. If you suspect you've been the victim of a doctors' failure to make a timely diagnosis of your Anal Cancer, contact us for a free case evaluation.

Taking Care of Your Family

If you’re worried about who will take care of your family should your cancer prove fatal, or if you’re worried about how you’ll pay for your medical bills, learn more about the compensation you might be able to recover if your doctor failed to make a timely diagnosis of your cancer. See the results we have obtained for our clients due to their doctors’ failure to diagnose their cancer early.

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Our Past Results Speak for Themselves

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Why Porter Law Group?

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