Oral health considerations during anti-cancer therapy

Pandey , S., Pai, K.M., Nayak , A.G., Vineetha , R., Amar, S., and Yogesh , C. (2010) Oral health considerations during anti-cancer therapy. Journal of Nepal Dental Association, 11 (1). pp. 73-77.

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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in any third world country. Various treatment modalities have been employed in the management of cancer. Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy are often used in the treatment of head and neck cancer, these different modalities of cancer treatment, have a significant potential of causing short and long-term oral complications. This review describes different oral complications caused by chemotherapy and radiation therapy and the methods of preventing and treating them.

Item ID: 40158
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
Keywords: chemotherapy, oral complications, radiation therapy
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Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 04:33
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1105 Dentistry > 110505 Oral Medicine and Pathology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920402 Dental Health @ 100%
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