Impact of delay in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer.

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INTRODUCTION Head and neck tumors can be easily recognized through clinical evaluation. However, they are often diagnosed at advanced stages. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the delay from the patient's initial symptoms to the definitive treatment. METHODS Retrospective study of patients enrolled in 2011 and 2012. A questionnaire was filled in about socioeconomic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2015.10.009

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@article{Felippu1967ImpactOD, title={Impact of delay in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer.}, author={Andr{\'e} Wady Debes Felippu and Eduardo Cesar Freire and Ricardo de Arruda Silva and Andr{\'e} Vicente Guimar{\~a}es and Rog{\'e}rio Aparecido Dedivitis}, journal={Oncology}, year={1967}, volume={21 1}, pages={29-48} }