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Toronto Ovarian Cancer Malpractice Lawyers


Our Toronto medical malpractice lawyers are currently reviewing claims and arranging representation for people from all around Ontario. Our personal injury lawyers, who are based in Toronto, use contingency fee arrangements to represent their clients, which means that if your medical malpractice lawyer doesn't achieve settlement then he doesn't get paid. If you are the innocent victim of medical malpractice in Ontario then you may be able to recover financial compensation. For advice at no cost without obligation from a specialist lawyer just call the helpline or complete the contact form or email our Toronto offices and a Toronto ovarian cancer lawyer will telephone you immediately to discuss your compensation claim.

Risk Factors

Ovarian cancer is a malignancy that can spread to other tissues and organs including the peritoneum and the diaphragm and can also enter the bloodstream or lymphatic system and travel to other parts of the body. Between one and two women in every thousand develop this disease and delay in diagnosis or treatment is often as a result of medical malpractice resulting in thousands of clinical negligence settlements every year. The cause of this illness is unknown however the following factors may increase the chance of developing this disease :-

  • family history of carcinoma is associated with increased risk
  • first-degree relatives of a woman who has suffered this illness are at increased risk
  • risk increases with age and occurs most often in women over the age of 50
  • women who have had breast or colon cancer have a greater chance of developing cancer of the ovaries
  • women who have never had children are more likely to develop cancer of the ovaries than women who have had children
  • hormone replacement therapy may cause an increased risk
  • fertility drugs may increase the risk


Ovarian cancer is difficult to detect in its early stages and women often have no symptoms until the disease is in an advanced stage. Signs and symptoms may include:

  • nausea, diarrhoea, constipation or frequent urination
  • abdominal pain or discomfort
  • loss of appetite
  • weight loss or gain
  • bloated sensation even after a light meal
  • abnormal vaginal bleeding


Diagnosis of ovarian cancer may involve tests and physical examination including :-

  • examination of the vagina, uterus, ovaries, bladder, fallopian tubes, and rectum to find any abnormality
  • scans
  • biopsy using laparoscopy techniques to remove samples of tissue for testing at which time the entire ovary may be removed
  • ultrasound which can distinguish between healthy tissues, cysts and tumours
  • blood tests to measure chemicals indicative of ovarian cancer

Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Medical malpractice is used to describe any treatment, lack of treatment, or other departure from accepted standards of medical care, health care, or safety on the part of a health care provider which causes harm to a patient and can include misdiagnosis, improper treatment, failure to treat, delay in treatment, failure to perform appropriate follow-up and prescription errors. Early diagnosis may mean less pain and suffering, less financial hardship and a greater chance of survival.

If your condition resulted from medical malpractice, we can help you assert your rights and get the compensation settlement that you need and deserve. You can rely on our specialist advocates in Toronto to take care of your compensation claim in a comprehensive, helpful, sympathetic and professional manner. You will receive a complete professional service from Toronto ovarian cancer lawyers who specialize in claiming compensation for personal injury.