Clinical and social factors that affect the time to diagnosis of Mexican children with cancer.

@article{FajardoGutirrez2002ClinicalAS,
  title={Clinical and social factors that affect the time to diagnosis of Mexican children with cancer.},
  author={Arturo ro Fajardo-Guti{\'e}rrez and Aid{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Sandoval-Mex and Juan Manuel Mej{\'i}a-Arangur{\'e} and Mario Enrique Rend{\'o}n-Mac{\'i}as and Mar{\'i}a del Carmen Mart{\'i}nez-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          25-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are few studies on the factors that influence the time to diagnosis (TD) in childhood cancer. The object of the present study was to determine the influence of some clinical and social factors associated to TD in children with cancer seen at Mexico City (MC) hospitals. PROCEDURE A retrospective study was performed. A total of 4,940 clinical records of children with cancer were reviewed. Cases of cancer were grouped, according to the International Classification of Childhood… CONTINUE READING
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