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GUIDELINES
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 221-246

Saudi lung cancer management guidelines 2017


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2 Department of Medical Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Surgery, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4 Department of Surgery, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
5 Department of Medical Oncology, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
6 Department of Medical Oncology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
7 Department of Medical Oncology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
8 Department of Medical Oncology, Princess Noorah Oncology Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
9 Department of Medical Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
10 Department of Medical Oncology, King Fahad Hospital, Madinah, Saudi Arabia
11 Department of Medical Oncology, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
12 Department of Radiation Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
13 Department of Radiation Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
14 Department of Radiation Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
15 Department of Pathology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
16 Department of Pathology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
17 Department of Radiology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
18 Department of Interventional Radiology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
19 Department of Radiology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
20 Department of Pulmonary, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
21 Department of Pharmacy, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
22 Department of Gastroenterology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
23 Department of Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Abdul Rahman Jazieh
Department of Medical Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/atm.ATM_92_17

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Background: Lung cancer management is getting more complex due to the rapid advances in all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic options. Developing guidelines is critical to help practitioners provide standard of care. Methods: The Saudi Lung Cancer Guidelines Committee (SLCGC) multidisciplinary members from different specialties and from various regions and healthcare sectors of the country reviewed and updated all lung cancer guidelines with appropriate labeling of level of evidence. Supporting documents to help healthcare professionals were developed. Results: Detailed lung cancer management guidelines were finalized with appropriate resources for systemic therapy and short reviews highlighting important issues. Stage based disease management recommendation were included. A summary explanation for complex topics were included in addition to tables of approved systemic therapy. Conclusion: A multidisciplinary lung cancer guidelines was developed and will be disseminated across the country.


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