Objectives The aim of our study is to study the impact of covid19 on patients waiting surgery.
Methods We retrospectively reported 33 patients diagnosed breast carcinoma and underwent surgery at salah azaiez institute Tunisia between 18/3/2020 and 29/3/2020 (72 days).
Results During the first pandemic of COVID-19, 33 patients underwent breast surgery, the mean age was 51 years (ranging 34–82). 28 patients had Social insurance.28 patients patient belongs to urban environment.11 patients had neoadjuvant chemotherapy.Invasive ductal carcinoma is more frequent (30 cases), tumors had a high brad nuclear in 18 cases. In 16 cases the tumor had stade IIB, axillary lymph node metastasis were found in 20 patients. 11 patients underwent radical surgery and only one patient had plastic reconstruction.
Conclusions The COVID-19 pandemic has affected just about every aspect of life, including screening, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for breast cancer. People who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer and people who are at high risk for breast cancer have found themselves in a uniquely difficult and sometimes frightening position since the coronavirus crisis began.
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