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In this report, guidelines for the evaluation, medical and surgical management of testicular germ cell tumors is presented. It is categorized according to the stage of the disease using the tumor node metastasis staging system, 7th edition. The recommendations are presented with supporting level of evidence.
A committee of experts in the medical and surgical treatment of esophageal cancer was established under the supervision of the SOS. The evidence adopted in these guidelines is rated at 3 levels: 1) Evidence level-1 (EL-1) (highest level) evidence from phase III randomized trials or meta-analyses, 2) EL-2 (intermediate-level) evidence from good phase II(More)
1 Overall, cancer was slightly more prevalent among women than men. Cancer affects 6,579 (48%) males and 7,127 (52%) females, with a male to female ratio of 0.92:1. Ten thousand two hundred and thirty cases were reported among Saudis, 3,265 non-Saudis, and 211 of unknown nationality. The overall age-standardized incidence rate for Saudis with a world(More)
Despite the increasing number of medical articles being published from the Middle East, clinical research is still lagging behind compared to other regions. Enrolling participants into clinical trials presents an important challenge. We wanted to explore the perception, knowledge, and willingness of cancer patients to participate in oncology clinical trials(More)
In this report guidelines for the evaluation, medical and surgical management of transitional cell carcinoma of urinary bladder is presented. It is categorized according to the stage of the disease using the tumor node metastasis staging system, 7(th) edition. The recommendations are presented with supporting level of evidence.
Phase III studies have demonstrated the efficacy of FOLFOXIRI regimens (5-fluorouracil/leucovorin, oxaliplatin, irinotecan) with/without bevacizumab in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Capecitabine is an orally administered fluoropyrimidine that may be used instead of 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin. We evaluated a triple-chemotherapy regimen of capecitabine,(More)
In this report, guidelines for the evaluation, medical and surgical management of testicular germ cell tumors is presented. It is categorized according to the stage of the disease using the tumor node metastasis staging system, 7th edition. The recommendations are presented with supporting level of evidence.
BACKGROUND Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) has been the standard of care for the prevention of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) recurrence following resection. Attempts to improve on the result by combining it with other agents have largely failed. This study addresses the result of BCG therapy in our patient population and compares the(More)