Prophylaxis of acute radiation dermatitis with an innovative FDA-approved two-step skin care system in a patient with head and neck cancer undergoing a platin-based radiochemotherapy: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Haefner2013ProphylaxisOA,
  title={Prophylaxis of acute radiation dermatitis with an innovative FDA-approved two-step skin care system in a patient with head and neck cancer undergoing a platin-based radiochemotherapy: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Matthias Felix Haefner and Leonie Fetzner and Jessica C Hassel and J{\"u}rgen Debus and Karin Potthoff},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={227 2},
  pages={171-4}
}
Radiodermatitis is a very common side effect in cancer treatment often leading to therapy delays and diminution of the patients' health state and quality of life. Despite a wide range of supportive strategies, radiodermatitis is still a major problem necessitating further improvements in prevention and treatment. Lactokine is a milk-based protein shown to assist in the reduction of skin redness. The treatment is a unique FDA-approved skin care system (R1 and R2). In this case presentation we… CONTINUE READING
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