oa Modern Medicine - Delay in diagnosing breast cancer: why it happens
|Article Title||Delay in diagnosing breast cancer: why it happens|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 *MBF Sydney-Square Breast Clinic and NSW Women's Breast Clinic, Royal Hospital for Women, Australia **NSW Breast Cancer Institute, Westmead Hospital, Australia|
|Publication Date||Mar 2003|
|Pages||51 - 52|
|Keyword(s)||Breast cancer, Diagnosis, Limitations of tests and Oncology|
Here are some reasons why a delay may occur in the diagnosis of breast cancer in a symptomatic woman - and why it is important to correlate clinical, imaging and tissue sampling investigations and recognise any discrepancies that may be the only indication of a breast cancer.
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