Past, Present and Future of Colorectal Cancer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Ibrahim2008PastPA,
  title={Past, Present and Future of Colorectal Cancer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia},
  author={Ezzeldin M Ibrahim and Ahmed Abdelmabood Zeeneldin and Tawfik R. El-Khodary and Aboelkhair M. Al-gahmi and Bakr M. Bin Sadiq},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The crude frequency of colorectal cancer (CRC) is second to breast cancer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). To assess the future burden of CRC in the country, we designed a model that takes into consideration the recent lifestyle pattern and the growth and aging of the population. METHODS We compared CRC statistics for KSA (using data from the National Cancer Registry) with that from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) databases of the United States of… CONTINUE READING
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