Author | Stephen T. Sonis, DMD, DMSC


Oral Complications of Cancer Therapy

May 01, 2002

The mouth is a frequent site of complications arising from drug or radiation cancer therapy, with mucositis, xerostomia, osteoradionecrosis, and local infections being the most common. From the standpoint of dose

Commentary (Sonis): Minimizing Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment

September 01, 1995

Toth and his colleagues present an increasingly important subject in their review; not only do oral complications adversely affect patients' quality of life, but also, as nonsurgical antineoplastic therapy becomes more aggressive, they represent an increasingly more common source of sepsis and local and distant-site infection.