Effect of symptom-to-treatment interval on prognosis in lung cancer.

@article{Annakkaya2007EffectOS,
  title={Effect of symptom-to-treatment interval on prognosis in lung cancer.},
  author={All Nihat Annakkaya and Peri Meram Arbak and Oner A Balbay and Cahit Bilgin and Mete Erbaş and Ismet Bulut},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2007},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={61-7}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND To evaluate the relationship between delayed diagnosis and the degree of invasion and survival in lung cancer. METHODS One hundred and three patients (96 men) with lung cancer were included. Stages in the diagnosis of lung cancer were classified as follows: symptom-to-doctor interval, i.e., the interval from the first symptoms related to the presence of lung cancer to the first consultation with a medical professional; doctor-to-diagnosis interval, i.e., the interval… CONTINUE READING