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Mucositis incidence, severity and associated outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy: a systematic literature review.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To determine the frequency of mucositis and associated outcomes in patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) for head and neck cancer through a systematic review of recentlyExpand
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Updated clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of mucositis
Considerable progress in research and clinical application has been made since the original guidelines for managing mucositis in cancer patients were published in 2004, and the first active drug forExpand
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MASCC/ISOO clinical practice guidelines for the management of mucositis secondary to cancer therapy
Mucositis is a highly significant, and sometimes dose‐limiting, toxicity of cancer therapy. The goal of this systematic review was to update the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in CancerExpand
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Oral lichen planus and oral lichenoid lesions: diagnostic and therapeutic considerations.
Several therapeutic agents have been investigated for the treatment of oral lichen planus (OLP). Among these are corticosteroids, retinoids, cyclosporine, and phototherapy, in addition to otherExpand
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Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of cancer therapy–induced oral and gastrointestinal mucositis
Oral and gastrointestinal (GI) mucositis can affect up to 100% of patients undergoing high‐dose chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, 80% of patients with malignancies of the headExpand
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Use of allelic loss to predict malignant risk for low-grade oral epithelial dysplasia.
One of the best approaches to identifying genetic changes critical to oral cancer progression is to compare progressing and nonprogressing oral premalignant lesions. However, such samples are rare,Expand
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Oral mucositis and the clinical and economic outcomes of hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation.
PURPOSE To explore the relationship between oral mucositis and selected clinical and economic outcomes in blood and marrow transplant patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Subjects consisted of 92Expand
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Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of EGFR inhibitor-associated dermatologic toxicities
BackgroundEpidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFRI) produce various dermatologic side effects in the majority of patients, and guidelines are crucial for the prevention and treatment ofExpand
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Oral complications of cancer and cancer therapy
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Validation of a new scoring system for the assessment of clinical trial research of oral mucositis induced by radiation or chemotherapy
An impediment to mucositis research has been the lack of an accepted, validated scoring system. The objective of this study was to design, test, and validate a new scoring system for mucositis thatExpand
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