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Hippokratia. 2012 Jul;16(3):215-6.

Oral Mucositis: understanding the pathology and management.

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Radiation Oncology Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Abstract

Oral Mucositis is a common complication of cancer therapy which may limit the completion of treatment and affect the quality of life of the patient. As we have come to understand its pathogenesis new developments in its management and prevention have allowed us minimize this side effect.

KEYWORDS:

Oral; cancer; chemotherapy; mucositis; radiotherapy

PMID:
23935285
PMCID:
PMC3738725

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