Volume : 09, Issue : 10, October – 2022
03.AWARENESS OF COLORECTAL SCREENING METHODS IN SAUDI ARABIA, A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Meshal Khunfur ALRashidi , Noor Ali Almahasneh , Faten hussain Alsaihati ,
Zahrah Mahdi Almadeh , Sahab muslam altuwaylib , Rawan hamdan Alenazy , Emtenan yousef Alkhabbaz , Hawra Hussain AlHuraiz
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second cancer-related cause of death worldwide following lung cancer. In order to reduce the incidence and mortality of CRC, CRC screening aims to identify precancerous lesions and early-stage cancers in people who appear to be in good health.
Objectives: This study aims to summarize and evaluate prior research assessing and evaluating awareness of colorectal cancer screening methods among Saudi general population.
Methods: For article selection, the PubMed database and EBSCO Information Services were used. All relevant articles relevant with our topic and other articles were used in our review. Other articles that were not related to this field were excluded. The data was extracted in a specific format that was reviewed by the group members.
Conclusion:The study included 19 studies conducted in Saudi Arabia describing awareness of colorectal cancer screening. The concept of CRC screening is less widely known and understood than what has been reported internationally.
Keywords: colorectal cancer, screening, prevention, awareness, Saudi Arabia
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Please cite this article in Meshal Khunfur ALRashidi et al, Awareness Of Colorectal Screening Methods In Saudi Arabia, A Systematic Review., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2022; 09(10).
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