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    Humaid O. Al-Shamsi, Ibrahim H. Abu-Gheida, Faryal Iqbal, Aydah Al-Awadhi, editors.
    Summary: This is an Open Access book. This book is a must-have for healthcare providers and researchers, public health specialists and policy makers who are interested and involved in cancer care in the Arab world. The Arab world consists of 22 countries, which are members of the Arab League and spanning over 13,132,327 km2 with over 423,000,000 population. Over the past few decades, the Arab world has witnessed a swift evolution in healthcare provision. Nonetheless, Arab countries have considerable variability in economic capabilities, resource allocation, and intellectual talent that inevitably reflect on access to modern cancer care and prevention. This book is authored by experts from the Arab world who provide vital information on cancer statistics and risk factors, available clinical care pathways and infrastructure, and prevention programs in their individual countries. The chapters also address specific challenges in each country and insights into future directions to achieve optimal care with conventional and novel diagnostics and therapies to keep up with the era of precision medicine. Special topics of interest and unique to the Arab world are also discussed, such as out of the country's medical tourism for cancer care and cancer care during war and conflict. Other special chapters include: Cancer research in the Arab world, Radiation therapy in Arab World and Pediatric Oncology in the Arab World Cancer in the Arab World is the first comprehensive book that addresses cancer care in depth in all Arab countries and it is endorsed by the prestigious Emirates Oncology Society.

    Contents:
    1 Introduction
    2 General Oncology Care in Algeria
    3 General Oncology Care in Bahrain
    4 General Oncology Care in Egypt
    5 General Oncology Care in Iraq
    6 General Oncology Care in Jordan
    7 General Oncology Care in Kuwait
    8 General Oncology Care in Lebanon
    9 General Oncology Care in Libya
    10 General Oncology Care in Mauritania
    11 General Oncology Care in Morocco
    12 General Oncology Care in Oman
    13 General Oncology Care in Palestine
    14 General Oncology Care in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    15 General Oncology Care in Somalia
    16 General Oncology Care in Sudan
    17 General Oncology Care in Syria
    18 General Oncology Care in Tunisia
    19 General oncology care in the UAE
    20 General Oncology Care in the Republic of Yemen
    21 General Oncology Care in Qatar, Comoros & Djibouti
    22 Breast Cancer in the Arab World
    23 Colorectal Cancer in the Arab World
    24 Palliative Care in the Arab World
    25 Cancer Research in the Arab World
    26 Pediatric Oncology in the Arab World
    27 Challenges Associated with Medical Travel for Cancer Patients in the Arab World: A Systematic Review
    28 Radiation Therapy in Arab World
    29 Cancer Care During War and Conflict.
    Digital Access Springer 2022