Diagnostic delay in breast cancer

M D Barber, W Jack, J M Dixon

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Delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer has important clinical and medicolegal implications. This study assessed the frequency, causes and effects of delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer in a specialist breast unit.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-53
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Time Factors

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