Key clinical point: Radiation therapy for cervical cancer resulted in pelvic insufficiency fractures more frequently than previously thought, and many fractures were slow to heal.
Major finding: The prevalence of pelvic insufficiency fractures among women who had MRI follow-up after radiotherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer was 38%.
Study details: A retrospective study of 115 women with locally advanced cervical cancer who were treated with radical or adjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy over a 5-year period.
Disclosures: Dr. Dragan reported that she had no relevant conflicts of interest. She reported no outside sources of funding.
Dragan A et al. RSNA 2019, Presentation SSE25-03.