[Diagnostic delay and related factors in women with breast cancer].

  title={[Diagnostic delay and related factors in women with breast cancer].},
  author={Hsiu-Hung Wang and Ming Feng Hou},
  journal={Gaoxiong yi xue ke xue za zhi = The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  volume={9 2},
This was a retrospective descriptive study examining responses to the discovery of breast symptoms and the determinants of delay in diagnosis of women with breast cancer. There were 71 women recruited from a medical center Out-Patient Department (OPD) and asked to complete structured questionnaires. On completion of the questionnaires face-to-face interviews were conducted in private. The validity and reliability of the instruments were measured and the correlation coefficients were found to be… CONTINUE READING

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