Management of acute skin toxicity with Hypericum perforatum and neem oil during platinum-based concurrent chemo-radiation in head and neck cancer patients

@article{Franco2017ManagementOA,
  title={Management of acute skin toxicity with Hypericum perforatum and neem oil during platinum-based concurrent chemo-radiation in head and neck cancer patients},
  author={P. Franco and M. Rampino and O. Ostellino and M. Schena and G. Pecorari and P. Garzino Demo and M. Fasolis and F. Arcadipane and S. Martini and C. Cavallin and M. Airoldi and U. Ricardi},
  journal={Medical Oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={34},
  pages={1-6}
}
Acute skin toxicity is a frequent finding during combined radiotherapy and chemotherapy in head and neck cancer patients. Its timely and appropriate management is crucial for both oncological results and patient’s global quality of life. We herein report clinical data on the use of Hypericum perforatum and neem oil in the treatment of acute skin toxicity during concurrent chemo-radiation for head and neck cancer. A consecutive series of 50 head and neck cancer patients undergoing concomitant… Expand
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