Risk-scoring system for predicting mucositis in patients of head and neck cancer receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy [rssm-hn].

@article{Suresh2010RiskscoringSF,
  title={Risk-scoring system for predicting mucositis in patients of head and neck cancer receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy [rssm-hn].},
  author={Attili Venkata Satya Suresh and P. Pratap Varma and Sudha Sinha and Satya Deepika and Raghu N Raman and Masilamani Srinivasan and T. Mandapal and Chakarala Obula Reddy and Bobby Anand},
  journal={Journal of cancer research and therapeutics},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          448-51
        }
}
BACKGROUND One of the most distressing complications of head and neck cancer patients on chemoradiotherapy is mucositis. There is no proper tool to predict its occurrence in these patients. AIM This study was conducted to develop a risk-scoring system to predict probable incidence and severity of mucositis in head and neck cancer patients on chemoradiotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective analysis conducted at a tertiary care cancer center with approximately 2,000 new cases… CONTINUE READING
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