About Oral Mucositis Dose Reduction Associated to Oral Mucositis
  • Reasons for dose-reduction are pain management, nutrition and hydration improvement.
  • "A significant number of patients develop mucositis to such severity as to require modification in their overall medical management" (NCI).
  • 57% UK Palliative Care professionals employed dose reduction as a means of controlling the symptoms of oral mucositis.



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