Risk factors and time to symptomatic presentation in leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma

@inproceedings{Howell2015RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and time to symptomatic presentation in leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma},
  author={Debra A Howell and Fiona G Warburton and Amanda J. Ramirez and Eve Roman and Alexandra Smith and Lindsay J. L. Forbes},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2015}
}
Background:UK policy aims to improve cancer outcomes by promoting early diagnosis, which for many haematological malignancies is particularly challenging as the pathways leading to diagnosis can be difficult and prolonged.Methods:A survey about symptoms was sent to patients in England with acute leukaemia, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Symptoms and barriers to first help seeking were examined for each subtype, along… CONTINUE READING

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