Healing action of topical chamomile on 5-fluouracil induced oral mucositis in hamster

@article{Pavesi2010HealingAO,
  title={Healing action of topical chamomile on 5-fluouracil induced oral mucositis in hamster},
  author={Vanessa Christina Santos Pavesi and Talita Christine Camilo Lopez and Marco Antonio Trevizani Martins and Manoel Sant’Ana Filho and Sandra Kalil Bussadori and Kristianne Porta Santos Fernandes and Raquel Agnelli Mesquita-Ferrari and Manoela Domingues Martins},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={639-646}
}
BackgroundOral mucositis is a common complication in the treatment of cancer. Its management and prevention are seen as high priority in cancer patient care. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of topical chamomile in the treatment of oral mucositis induced by 5-fluoracil (5-FU) in hamsters.Materials and methodsOne hundred five hamsters were randomly separated into three groups (35 animals each): group I—without treatment (control); group II—treatment with chamomile (Ad… CONTINUE READING

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