Responding to symptoms suggestive of lung cancer: a qualitative interview study

Linda Birt, Nicky Hall, Jon Emery, Jon Banks, Katie Mills, Margaret Johnson, Willie Hamilton, Fiona M Walter

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Abstract

Late diagnosis of lung cancer can impact on survival rates. Patients delay seeking help for a number of reasons. This study explored symptom appraisal and help-seeking decisions among patients referred to specialist respiratory services with symptoms suggestive of lung cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere000067
JournalBMJ Open Respiratory Research
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2014

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