Impact of improved dental services on the frequency of oral complications of cancer therapy for patients with non-head-and-neck malignancies.

@article{Sonis1988ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of improved dental services on the frequency of oral complications of cancer therapy for patients with non-head-and-neck malignancies.},
  author={Stephen T. Sonis and Andrea Kunz},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology},
  year={1988},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={19-22}
}
An earlier study by our group reported a frequency of about 40% for oral problems associated with cancer therapy for patients with non-head-and-neck malignancies. Since then, we have instituted a variety of preventive and treatment protocols aimed at the aggressive management of the mouth in patients being treated for malignant disease. In the present study we evaluated the frequency and nature of oral problems associated with cancer treatment in 495 patients treated for non-head-and-neck… CONTINUE READING

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