first_imgTragic Melissa Hamilton with husband Seamus.A mother of three died from breast cancer after two missed opportunities to diagnose the disease at a breast check clinic in Co Donegal.Melissa Hamilton, 34, died in September 2011, eight days after giving birth to a daughter by emergency Caesarean section. The High Court heard the Killygordon woman was diagnosed in August 2011, having first attended her GP complaining of a sore right breast in late 2009.Her family are seeking damages from the GP who treated her and the Health Service Executive (HSE) for delayed diagnosis.The court has heard liability was admitted in a letter last month.HSE ADMITS DELAYED CANCER DIAGNOSIS IN DEATH OF TRAGIC DONEGAL MUM was last modified: June 11th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalHIGH COURTKiIlygordonMelissa Hamiltonlast_img

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