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Radiation-Induced Mucositis in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: Should the Signs or the Symptoms be Measured?

Radiation-Induced Mucositis in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: Should the Signs or the Symptoms be Measured?

Symptoms experienced by patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck cancer may not coincide with clinical observations of oral mucositis. Patient-reported outcomes, examined on an intra-individual basis, should be included in interventional studies in this setting.

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Posted in Clinical Reports on June 05, 2015

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