Management delays for early gastric cancer in a country without mass screening.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS To examine the symptoms of early gastric cancer and the time scale of management delays in a country without a mass screening program. METHODOLOGY Retrospective review of 44 patients with early gastric cancer. RESULTS Epigastric pain (63.3%) and gastrointestinal hemorrhage (27.3%) were the main symptoms found. Total delay was made up of… (More)

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@article{Look2003ManagementDF, title={Management delays for early gastric cancer in a country without mass screening.}, author={Maxime P. Look and Y. Y. Tan and Anitha Vijayan and C. H. Teh and C H Low}, journal={Hepato-gastroenterology}, year={2003}, volume={50 51}, pages={873-6} }