Cancer Screening Guidelines: A Rapid Review

Document Type : Mini Review


Medicine, Quran and Hadith Research Center and Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran



Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. It has been expected that the burden of cancer has increased due to population growth and aging and lifestyle behaviors. Thus, cancer screening guidelines have developed to prevent mortality and adverse effects of late detection of cancers. In this study, screening guidelines of major cancers have been reviewed and discussed.


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Volume 4, Issue 4
December 2017
Pages 95-97
  • Receive Date: 14 October 2017
  • Revise Date: 02 November 2017
  • Accept Date: 02 December 2017
  • First Publish Date: 25 December 2017