Gastrointestinal mucositis

Known as: Mucositis, Mucositis [Disease/Finding] 
A complication of some cancer therapies in which the lining of the digestive system becomes inflamed. Often seen as sores in the mouth.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines D. E. Peterson, R.-J. Bensadoun & F. Roila… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Oral and gastrointestinal mucositis is a toxicity of many forms of radiotherapy and chemotherapy. It has a significant impact on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Oral mucositis is a complication of intensive chemotherapy and radiotherapy with no effective treatment. We tested the… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The term mucositis is coined to describe the adverse effects of radiation and chemotherapy treatments. Mucositis is one of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Mucositis is a common but poorly studied problem among patients with solid tumors. The authors examined the clinical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To objectively assess swallowing function after an intensive chemoradiation regimen for locally advanced head-and-neck… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To explore the relationship between oral mucositis and selected clinical and economic outcomes in blood and marrow… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The combination of fluorouracil and leucovorin has until recently been standard therapy for metastatic colorectal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Oral ulcerative mucositis is a common toxicity associated with drug and radiation therapy for cancer. It impacts on quality of… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Mucositis induced by antineoplastic drugs is an important, dose-limiting and costly side effect of cancer therapy. The ulcerative… (More)
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