Published: 10 June 2022

Authors: Damian Gimpel, Andrew Pan, Venughanan Manikavasagar, Chunuan Lao, Leonie Brown, David J McCormack, Zaw Lin, Felicity Meikle, Paul Conaglen, Doug Stephenson, Ross Lawrenson, Adam El-Gamel

Source: This abstract has been sourced from NZ Respiratory Research Review Issue 205


    These NZ researchers explored incident diagnoses of lung cancer for a retrospective cohort of 310 patients who had undergone potentially curative thoracic surgery for lung cancer at Waikato Hospital. Of the cohort, 69% had symptoms that had prompted presentation to a treating physician whereas 31% were asymptomatic. The incidental diagnosis rate was 39.4%, and for these patients, 36.4% had symptoms of lung cancer, the main symptoms being cough (45%), dyspnoea (28%) and chest pain (28%)

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