Public awareness of colon cancer screening among the general population: A study from the Western Region of Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Khayyat2014PublicAO,
  title={Public awareness of colon cancer screening among the general population: A study from the Western Region of Saudi Arabia},
  author={Yasir Mohammed Khayyat and Ezzeldin M Ibrahim},
  booktitle={Qatar medical journal},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Screening for colon cancer aims at early detection and prompt treatment of the disease. Prior knowledge of the disease will contribute to increased participation. However, barriers to performing screening are not known. METHODS A survey using a questionnaire was presented to patients attending the Outpatient Department of a tertiary hospital in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia, to evaluate the background knowledge of colon cancer screening, the diagnostic methods used for that… CONTINUE READING

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