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Ministry of Health clinical practice guidelines: cancer screening.
Singapore Medical Journal (2010)
  • Hin Peng Lee
  • Chuan Tieh Chew
  • David T Consigliere
  • Derrick Heng
  • Der Tuen Huan
  • James Khoo
  • Kei Siong Khoo
  • Jeffrey Low
  • Susan Lui
  • London L Ooi
  • Rukshini Puvanendran
  • A Siow
  • Andy SL Tan, University of Pennsylvania
  • Khay Guan Yeoh
Abstract

The Ministry of Health publishes national clinical practice guidelines to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based guidance on managing important medical conditions. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with key recommendations from the guidelines) from the Ministry of Health clinical practice guidelines on cancer screening, for the information of readers of the Singapore Medical Journal. Chapters and page numbers mentioned in the reproduced extract refer to the full text of the guidelines, which are available from the Ministry of Health website (http://www.moh.gov. sg/mohcorp/publications.aspx?id=24018). The recommendations should be used with reference to the full text of the guidelines. Following this article are multiple choice questions based on the full text of the guidelines.

Keywords
  • cancer screening,
  • clinical practice guideline,
  • Singapore
Publication Date
2010
Citation Information
Hin Peng Lee, Chuan Tieh Chew, David T Consigliere, Derrick Heng, et al.. "Ministry of Health clinical practice guidelines: cancer screening." Singapore Medical Journal Vol. 51 Iss. 2 (2010)
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