383 Quality of life concerns during and after treatment for advanced breast or cervical cancer in Zambia

K Pfaendler, C Mwaba, B Maliti, E Walubita, G Parham
2020 Poster   unpublished
match the final histological staging. We identified 80 cases. 13 patients had already undergone an MRI. We modelled three protocols. Results 1. No extra cases identified that needed completion surgery and would require reporting standardisation and sonographer upskilling. 2. Significant pressure on the radiology service. 3. Identified the best detection of cases without excessive demand from the radiology service. Conclusion All protocols may delay service provision and lead to additional
more » ... to additional costs. Undertaking an MRI for grade 2 cancers only achieves the greatest benefit with least impact on service, increasing primary surgery but reducing the need for completion surgery/adjuvant therapy. Further investigation of ultrasound scan reporting is on-going.
doi:10.1136/ijgc-2020-igcs.330 fatcat:6cdvitblgnberfgxmglodmgfue