Patient and physician delay in the diagnosis and treatment of non-small cell lung cancer in Turkey

Yurdakul A. S. , KOCATURK C., BAYIZ H., GURSOY S., Bircan A. , OZCAN A., ...More

CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY, vol.39, no.2, pp.216-221, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.canep.2014.12.015
  • Title of Journal : CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.216-221


Aim: The early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer are important for the prognosis of patients with lung cancer. This study was undertaken to investigate patient and doctor delays in the diagnosis and treatment of NSCLC and the factors affecting these delays.