Age and Gender Variations in Cancer Diagnostic Intervals in 15 Cancers: Analysis of Data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink

@inproceedings{Din2015AgeAG,
  title={Age and Gender Variations in Cancer Diagnostic Intervals in 15 Cancers: Analysis of Data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink},
  author={Nafees Ud Din and Obioha C Ukoumunne and Gregory P Rubin and William Hamilton and Ben M. Carter and Sal A Stapley and Richard Neal},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Time from symptomatic presentation to cancer diagnosis (diagnostic interval) is an important, and modifiable, part of the patient's cancer pathway, and can be affected by various factors such as age, gender and type of presenting symptoms. The aim of this study was to quantify the relationships of diagnostic interval with these variables in 15 cancers diagnosed between 2007 and 2010 using routinely collected data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) in the UK… CONTINUE READING
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