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Compensation Awarded Following Cancer Misdiagnosis

A woman has been awarded £900,000 in compensation after an aggressive form of mouth cancer went undiagnosed for over a year, reports the Manchester Evening News.

Andrea McNicholas, who is 49-years-old, had been referred to hospital by her dentist in June 2010 after raising concerns over a small hole in her mouth that refused to heal. An MRI scan and biopsy were carried out, but the results were never disclosed and she was prescribed antibiotics.

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