Resultados: 3

    National Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Saudi Arabia with strength of recommendations and quality of evidence

    Ann. Saudi med; 35 (3), 2015
    BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer among Saudi men and the third commonest among Saudi women. Given the predominance of colorectal cancer compared with other cancers in Saudi Arabia, context-specific guidelines are needed for screening. METHODS: Experts from the Saudi Society of Colo...

    Prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: the Saudi clinical practice guideline

    Ann. Saudi med; 35 (2), 2015
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is commonly encountered in the daily clinical practice. Cancer is an important VTE risk factor. Proper thromboprophylaxis is key to prevent VTE in patients with cancer, and proper treatment is essential to reduce VTE complications and adverse events...

    Clinical practice guidelines on the screening and treatment of precancerous lesions for cervical cancer prevention in Saudi Arabia

    Ann. Saudi med; 36 (5), 2016
    BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological malignancy in Saudi women with an estimated incidence rate of 1.9 cases per 100 000 women-years. More than 40% of cervical cancer cases are diagnosed at advanced stages due to lack of a routine screening program in Saudi Arabia. Thus, nat...