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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.canep.2014.12.015
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.216-221
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


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.