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The oral cavity

Anita Sengupta and Anthony Giles.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 2150 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the oral cavity which comprises the lips anteriorly, the cheeks laterally, the pillars of fauces posteriorly, the hard and soft palate superiorly, and ...

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Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

Edited by Andrew Davies and Joel Epstein.

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry; Pain Medicine. 336 pages.

This resource focuses on the unique set of oral symptoms that occur in cancer patients, and provides an international, multi-professional reference with up-to-date, evidence-based,...

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Oral complications of haematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Sharon Elad, Judith Raber-Durlacher and Michael Y. Shapira.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 5810 words.

Chapter 14 discusses the oral complications of haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), and includes oral mucosa, salivary glands, musculoskeletal tissues, nervous ...

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Oral fungal infections

Lakshman Samaranayake and Mohaideen Sitheeque.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 4769 words.

Chapter 18 discusses fungal infections in general, which are a source of significant morbidity in cancer patients, and addresses oral candidosis and other fungal infections ...

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Oral hygiene

Petrina Sweeney and Andrew Davies.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 2948 words.

Chapter 6 discusses how maintenance of good oral hygiene is important for all patients with cancer, and especially for patients receiving systemic chemotherapy and/or head and ...

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Oral infections – introduction

Susan Brailsford and David Beighton.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 2947 words.

Chapter 17 give and introduction to oral infections, and discusses how oral microbial diseases are almost always due to endogenous organisms, which are part of the normal ...

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Oral mucositis

Stephen Sonis and Nathaniel Treister.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 4284 words.

Chapter 15 discusses mucositis, one of the most common, debilitating, and disruptive toxicities of chemotherapy and radiation therapy (radiotherapy) used for the treatment ...

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Oral supportive care and the geriatric oncology patient

Ira R. Parker, Joanne E. Mortimer and Joel Epstein.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 3597 words.

Chapter 27 examines the pertinent issues associated with the delivery of oral supportive care to elder adults impacted by cancer, utilizing the patient-centred ...

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Oral viral infections

Deborah Lockhart and Jeremy Bagg.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 2820 words.

Chapter 20 discusses oral viral infections, which are a significant cause of morbidity amongst cancer patients, resulting in both oropharyngeal symptoms (e.g. pain), and ...

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Orofacial pain

Paul Farquhar Smith and Joel Epstein.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry; Pain Medicine. 5140 words.

Chapter 24 discusses orofacial pain, and how the experience of pain in this group of patients may be influenced by associated psychological, spiritual, and social factors ...

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