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|Title:||A randomized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of thymus honey on xerostomia in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy||Authors:||Charalambous, M.
|Keywords:||Xerostomia;Thymus honey||Category:||Clinical Medicine||Field:||Medical and Health Sciences||Issue Date:||Sep-2015||Publisher:||Elsevier||Source:||European Journal of Cancer, 2015, Volume 51, Supplement 3, Pages S570-S570, Meeting Abstract 2835||DOI:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(16)31576-3||Abstract:||Introduction: Previous studies have shown that xerostomia is the most frequent complication among patients who receive radiotherapy. The prevalence of xerostomia has been reported to be from 73.5% to 93%. Despite the use of techniques such as sparing the parotid glands and intensity-modulated radiotherapy, xerostomia continues to be cited by patients as a major cause of decreased quality of life (QoL).||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9968||ISSN:||09598049||Rights:||Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.||Type:||Article|
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