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3 Saudi Female Oncologists You Need To Know About

For those unfamiliar, an oncologist is a trained doctor that is required to deliver quality and compassionate care. These doctors help patients manage the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of cancer treatments. Most cancers are treated using a combination of therapies and patients may see several different types of oncologists during the course of treatment. Oncology is the study of cancer and an oncologist may also be called a cancer specialist. The field of oncology has 3 major areas based on treatments: medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology.

October is noted as Breast Cancer month, and many people either know someone who has suffered from it, or other types of cancer or have gone through it themselves. In light of educating ourselves and others about cancer this month, is highlighting the female Saudi oncologists that are making a difference…

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Dr. Zainab Al Talal

Doctor Zainab al Talal is a consultant of Gynecological Oncology at the Saudi German Hospital in Dammam and obtained her fellowship in gynecology oncology at Laval in Canada. She is a part of the Saudi board of obstetrics and gynecology. Al Talal specializes in treating benign and malignant tumors of the female reproductive system, laparoscopic gynecological surgery, high-risk pregnancy & delayed pregnancy.

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Dr. Jamila Al Azhri

Dr Jamila is an onco-plastic breast surgeon at the Head, Breast & Endocrine Surgery Section at the King Fahad Specialist Hospital in Dammam. She has extensive experience in treating breast disorders and diseases, particularly, breast cancer. Dr Jamila specializes in oncoplastic and the reconstructive surgery of the breast. She is an advocate for clinical research, and has written and featured in multiple publications. She is also an active participant and speaker at many national, regional, and international scientific conferences.

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Dr. Manal Saleh Alhoshan Alomar

Dr. Manal Saleh Alhoshan Alomar treats a number of conditions at the Riyadh Care Hospital in Saudi Arabia. She specializes in gynecology and related cancers, including, Ovarian Cancer, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Pcos), Endometriosis, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB), Cervical Cancer and many more.

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