Oral health considerations during anti-cancer therapy

Pandey, S and Pai, Keerthilatha M and Nayak, AG and Vineetha, R and Amar, S and Yogesh, C (2010) Oral health considerations during anti-cancer therapy. Journal of Nepal Dental Association, 11 (1). pp. 73-77.

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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in any third world country. Various treatment modalities have been employed in the management of cancer. Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy are often used in the treatment of head and neck cancer, these different modalities of cancer treatment, have a significant potential of causing short and long-term oral complications. This review describes different oral complications caused by chemotherapy and radiation therapy and the methods of preventing and treating them.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chemotherapy,Oral Complications, Radiation therapy
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2011 05:28
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2013 06:17
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/180

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