A systematic review of viral infections associated with oral involvement in cancer patients: a spotlight on Herpesviridea

@article{Elad2010ASR,
  title={A systematic review of viral infections associated with oral involvement in cancer patients: a spotlight on Herpesviridea},
  author={S. Elad and Y. Zadik and I. Hewson and Allan J Hovan and M. Corr{\^e}a and R. Logan and L. Elting and F. Spijkervet and M. Brennan and Oral Care Study Group Multinational Association of Supp Viral Infections Section},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={993-1006}
}
PurposeOur aim was to evaluate the literature for the prevalence of and interventions for oral viral infections and, based on scientific evidence, point to effective treatment protocols. Quality of life (QOL) and economic impact were assessed if available in the articles reviewed.MethodsOur search of the English literature focused on oral viral infections in cancer patients within the timeframe of 1989–2007. Review methods were standardized. Cohort studies were used to determine the weighted… CONTINUE READING

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