Delay in seeking specialized care for oral cancers: experience from a tertiary cancer center.

@article{Joshi2014DelayIS,
  title={Delay in seeking specialized care for oral cancers: experience from a tertiary cancer center.},
  author={Poonam Joshi and Sudhir Vasudevan Nair and Pankaj P. Chaturvedi and Deepa H. Nair and Jayprakash Agarwal and Anil D'cruz},
  journal={Indian journal of cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={95-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Advanced oral cancers are a challenge for treatment, as they require complex procedures for excision and reconstruction. Despite being occurring at a visible site and can be detected easily, many patients present in advanced stages with large tumors. Timely intervention is important in improving survival and quality of life in these patients. The aim of the present study was to find out the causes of delay in seeking specialist care in advanced oral cancer patients. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING
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