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Characteristics and predictors of missed opportunities in lung cancer diagnosis: an electronic health record-based study.

Singh H, Hirani K, Kadiyala H, et al. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2010;28:3307-15.

This study found that preventable delays in lung cancer diagnosis were largely attributable to either failure in recognizing documented abnormal imaging results or failure to complete diagnostic procedures in a timely manner.