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Oral care for oral cancer patients

Oral care for oral cancer patients

report of a conference held in Chicago, Illinois, June 1968.

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Published by Cancer Control Program; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mouth -- Cancer.,
  • Mouth -- Care and hygiene.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    SeriesUnited States. Public Health Service. Publication, no. 1958, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 1958.
    ContributionsCancer Control Program (Public Health Service)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.M6 O74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5024647M
    LC Control Number73603047

      Eilers J. nursing intrventions and supportive care for the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis associated with cancer treatment, Oncology nursing forum online 31(4suppl) July. Sonis ST, oral mucositis in cancer therapy.   To receive access to the full text of freely available articles, alerts, and more. You will be directed to to complete your registration.

    • An estima new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed each year. • Oral cancer will claim 9, lives annually. • On average, 57 percent of those with the disease will survive more than five years. • Oral cancer affects almost twice as many men as women. Risk Factors • An estimated 25 percent of oral cancer patients. 1. Storing, handling, and disposing of oral chemotherapy 2. Concurrent cancer treatment and supportive care medications and/or measures (if applicable) 3. Possible drug/drug and drug/food interactions 4. The plan for missed doses. Other areas specific to oral chemotherapy that patients should be educated about include: • Dosing requirements.

    More than 90% of tumors and tumor-like lesions in the oral cavity are benign.[] Oral cavity cancer is extremely rare in children and adolescents.[5,6] According to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Stat Fact Sheets, only % of all cases are diagnosed in patients younger than 20 years, and in , the age-adjusted incidence for this population was . Oral mucositis refers to mouth sores caused by some cancer treatments such as high dose chemotherapy, or head and neck radiation for treatment of mouth cancer. The mouth sores typically occur on the lining tissues of the mouth such as the inside the cheeks as well as sides of and under the tongue.


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Written by authorities in the fields of head and neck surgical oncology, radiation 4/5(1). Oral complications of cancer therapy include mucositis, oral pain, poor oral intake, infection, bleeding, and difficulty communicating.

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(Distributed by. A literature review of oral care for cancer patients in reported that oral care is given by junior staffs with less experience and the practice needs to be transferred to oncology nurses [6. Maintenance of oral care of cancer patients requires a combined effort from the attending oncologist, dental surgeon, oncology ward nurse, and the patient's caregiver at home.

However, very little is known about the nurses’ knowledge and practices of oral care in patients undergoing treatment for oral cancer. This book provides head and neck oncologists, oral oncologists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, medical oncologists, dentists and other members of dental teams furnishing supportive care with a systematic review of recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in oral cancer.

The definitive reference for diagnosing and managing oral cancer. Oral Cancer: Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation provides readers with a systematic review of the diagnostic and treatment principles that maximize the outcomes of patients who have been diagnosed with oral cancer.

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Complications are new medical problems that occur during or after a disease, procedure, or treatment and that make recovery harder. The complications may be side effects of the disease or treatment, or they may have other causes. Oral complications affect the mouth.