Picking up on the Subtler Signs of Brain Cancer
How early telltales of tumors are frequently missed by both patients and clinicians.
Jonathan James | | Quick Read
Significant headway has been made in the treatment of a variety of cancer subtypes in recent decades. But treatment can only begin after a definitive diagnosis, and a diagnosis is more likely to occur when patients are aware of a potential problem and seek help. To explore the issue of late presentation, a University of Cambridge multicenter study looked at the psychology of help-seeking behavior – leading the resulting paper with a phrase echoed by many patients “It was nothing that you would think was anything” (1).
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