Reasons for Delay in Time to Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer Journal Articles uri icon

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  • In patients with no reason for delay, most experienced a delay of > 8 weeks. The authors say this likely reflects delays in referral, consultation, and chemotherapy booking. These health-system factors are modifiable, and future quality improvement initiatives should focus on how to reduce them.


  • Wasserman, David
  • Boulos, Majdi
  • Hopman, Wilma M
  • Booth, Christopher M
  • Goodwin, Rachel
  • Biagi, James J

publication date

  • January 2015