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Table 2 Tracer indicators in respective domains of cancer services

From: Assessing service availability and readiness to manage cervical cancer in Bangladesh

Domains Tracer Items
Staff and guideline Oncologists
Palliative care specialist
Trained Nurse
Guideline a
Training a
Equipment Beds available for cancer patients
Speculum a
Diagnostic facility Acetic Acid a
Sputum for Cytology
Stool occult blood test (OBT)
Cancer antigen 15.3 (CA 15.3)
Cancer antigen 19.9 (CA 19.9)
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)
Cancer antigen 125 (CA125)
Alpha Keto Protein
Endoscopy of upper gastrointestinal tract
Colonoscopy
Pituitary tumor-transforming gene 1-binding factor (PBF)
Bone Marrow Study
Biopsy for Histopathology
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC)
Medicines Hydrocortisone
Pheniramine
Ondanseron
Haloperidol
Morphin injection
Morphin tablet
Lorazepam
Hyoscine butylebromide
Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
Chemotherapeutic drugs
  1. a cervical cancer specific tracer items