Gender inequalities in the promptness of diagnosis of bladder and renal cancer after symptomatic presentation: evidence from secondary analysis of an English primary care audit survey

@inproceedings{Lyratzopoulos2013GenderII,
  title={Gender inequalities in the promptness of diagnosis of bladder and renal cancer after symptomatic presentation: evidence from secondary analysis of an English primary care audit survey},
  author={Georgios Lyratzopoulos and Gary A Abel and Sean McPhail and Richard Neal and Gregory P Rubin},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore whether women experience greater delays in the diagnosis of bladder and renal cancer when first presenting to a general practitioner with symptoms caused by those cancers and potential reasons for such gender inequalities. DESIGN Prospective national audit survey of cancer diagnosis. SETTING English primary care (2009-2010). PARTICIPANTS 920 patients with bladder and 398 patients with renal cancer (252 (27%) and 165 (42%), respectively, were women). PRIMARY AND… CONTINUE READING
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