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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-145

Saudi Oncology Society and Saudi Urology Association combined clinical management guidelines for prostate cancer 2017


1 Oncology Center, Section of Medical Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Surgery, Urology Section, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, King Abdulaziz Medical City and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4 Department of Urology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
5 Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Uro-Oncology Research Chair, King Saud University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
6 Oncology Center, Section of Medical Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
7 Department of Pathology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
8 Department of Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
9 Department of Medical Oncology, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
10 Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
11 Department of Urology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
12 Department of Medical Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
13 Department of Oncology, Section of Medical Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
14 Department of Oncology, Oncology Center, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shouki Bazarbashi
Section of Medical Oncology, Oncology Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, P.O Box 3354, Riyadh - 11211
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/UA.UA_177_17

PMID: 29719323

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This is an update to the previously published Saudi guidelines for the evaluation and medical and surgical management of patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is categorized according to the stage of the disease using the tumor node metastasis staging system 7th edition. The guidelines are presented with supporting evidence levels based on a comprehensive literature review, several internationally recognized guidelines, and the collective expertise of the guidelines committee members (authors) who were selected by the Saudi Oncology Society and Saudi Urological Association. Local factors, such as availability, logistic feasibility, and familiarity of various treatment modalities, have been taken into consideration. These guidelines should serve as a roadmap for the urologists, oncologists, general physicians, support groups, and health-care policymakers in the management of patients diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the prostate.


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