Patient sues doctors for missing cancer results

He found out two years after it was first detected in a biopsy

A Perth man is suing three doctors after they failed to inform him he had colon cancer.

medical negligence

He claims he was not told about the diagnosis until two years after the original biopsy results.

Roy Moosa is also suing WA South Metropolitan Health Service for damages over the case, Fairfax reports.

According to the District Court writ, Mr Moosa, a 60-year-old psychologist, first consulted his GP in May 2013 about a positive FOBT.

He was then referred for a colonoscopy, which resulted in a biopsy with "features consistent” with colon cancer, a

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