Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

Andrew Davies and Joel Epstein

Print publication date: Feb 2010

ISBN: 9780199543588

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

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, clinically relevant advice. It covers topics such as oral anatomy and physiology, oral assessment and oral hygiene, and surgical, radiotherapy and chemotherapy side effects are detailed. Additionally, there are chapters addressing the needs of specific groups of patient (e.g. paediatric patients, patients with advanced cancer), and the health economic impact of oral complications.