Original Publication Date: 3 December, 2013
Publication / Source: Women's Health
Authors: Sandra C Jones & Keryn Johnson
Improvements in cancer detection and treatment have led to consistent declines in mortality from many cancers. However, many patients present for treatment at a point where more invasive treatment is required and/or treatment outcomes are less than optimal. One factor that has been consistently shown to be associated with late diagnosis and treatment is delay in seeking help for symptoms.