Delay in diagnosis of cancer. Possible effects on the stage of disease and survival.

Abstract

A total of 2299 new cancer patients were referred to the Northern Israel Oncology Center in 1974 and in 1980. The stage of disease, delay in diagnosis, the responsibility for the delay, and the survival of those referred in 1974 were investigated. At the time of diagnosis, 39% of the patients had localized disease, 34% had locally advanced disease, and 23… (More)

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@article{Robinson1984DelayID, title={Delay in diagnosis of cancer. Possible effects on the stage of disease and survival.}, author={Eliezer Robinson and J. Mohilever and Jamal M Zidan and Daniel Sapir}, journal={Cancer}, year={1984}, volume={54 7}, pages={1454-60} }