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The role of photobiomodulation therapy in the care of cancer patients: review of the literature

  title={The role of photobiomodulation therapy in the care of cancer patients: review of the literature},
  author={Jolien Robijns and Sandrine Censabella and Paul Bulens and Annelies Maes and Leen No{\'e} and Marc Brosens and Laura van den Bergh and Stefan Claes and Jeroen Mebis},
Photobiomodulation therapy is based on the application of visible and/or (near-)infrared light on the target tissue. We performed a review of 34 articles on the use of photobiomodulation therapy in the management of cancer related lymphoedema, oral mucositis, radiodermatitis, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and xerostomia/hyposalivation. The findings suggest that photobiomodulation therapy is a promising option for the management of these cancer therapy… 
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