Examples of missed opportunities for an earlier cancer diagnosis
Some Situations prone to a missed diagnosis in cancer
|Lung cancer||False negative X-ray: delays six times longer.|
Superior sulcus tumours treated for musculoskeletal shoulder pain.
Older and socially deprived groups
|Larynx||Performing mirror examination significantly shortened the professional diagnostic delay.|
Women double probability of diagnostic delay
|Upper gastrointestinal||Taking acid suppression for symptoms delays the diagnosis|
|Gastrointestinal||Inappropriate use of a rapid access to an endoscopy service|
|Cervix cancer||Pregnancy: delayed diagnosis|
|Rectal cancer||Negative barium enema within the year prior to diagnosis as a cause of the delayed diagnosis|| |
A new diagnosis every month (2). Life seems to be a question of chance
A common missed diagnosis: acral melanoma
Talking about a rare disease: the Peripheral T-cell lymphoma
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