Oropharyngeal dysphagia: the experience of patients with non-head and neck cancers receiving specialist palliative care.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Difficulty swallowing is a well-documented symptom in head and neck cancer and oesophageal malignancy. The frequency of oropharyngeal swallowing difficulties in the palliative phase of other malignancies is less reported. AIM 1) To describe the patient experience of swallowing and associated difficulties while receiving specialist palliative… (More)

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