Cancer diagnosis came 'too late' for 27-year-old whose family say healthcare delays meant her case was 'neglected'

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The family of a 27-year-old woman who died from cancer say she was 'neglected' by healthcare services that 'didn't take her seriously'.

Latifah King, from Syston died on February 10, seven days after being diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma, a rare, soft-tissue cancer.

But in the months leading up to her diagnosis, Latifah's family say not enough was done to help her.

Latifah was suffering from severe pain in her leg in October last year. She was told she had sciatica and that a lump she felt under the skin was due to a knock or fall.

She was prescribed codeine to manage her pain but her mum, Lizzie Molyneaux said she "knew something wasn't right".

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She said Latifah continued to call the doctors and A&E throughout November and December as the pain continued.

Lizzie told LeicestershireLive: "I knew it

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