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Type: Journal article
Title: Novel therapies
Author: Peterson, D.
Beck, S.
Keefe, D.
Citation: Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 2004; 20(1):53-58
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Issue Date: 2004
ISSN: 0749-2081
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Douglas E. Peterson, Susan L. Beck and Dorothy M. K. Keefe
Abstract: To highlight selected research directed to new drug and device technologies to manage mucositis in cancer patients and to illustrate potential impact of successful therapies. Published research articles and abstracts, clinical experience. Advances in molecular modeling of mucosal injury in cancer patients have created new opportunities for therapy. Research is analyzing the impact of single-agent interventions; varying degrees of efficacy are being reported. Once optimal dosing strategies for single-agent management are defined, the opportunity for multi-agent therapies will emerge.
Keywords: Mouth Mucosa; Humans; Neoplasms; Stomatitis; Oral Hygiene; Cryotherapy; Drug Approval; Nurse's Role; Molecular Biology; Research; Forecasting; United States Food and Drug Administration; United States; Laser Therapy; Oncology Nursing
RMID: 0020081196
DOI: 10.1053/j.soncn.2003.10.009
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