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Oral Care for Cancer Side Effects of Mouth

 

Oral Care and Oncology Webinar. Earn 1 PACE-Approved CEU. Register Here.

 

Oral Health and Oral Hygiene during Cancer Treatments

 

Triage Cancer Webinar Series - Making the Mouth-Body Connection During Cancer Care. Read More.

 

Oral Side Effects caused by Cancer and Cancer Treatments

 

As I started my first job in dentistry, my mother received a breast cancer diagnosis and suffered horribly with oral side effects from chemotherapy. Her pain from severe dry mouth and mouth sores (oral mucositis) was dismissed by her oncology team as “just part of treatments.” She received no guidance on how to prevent or reduce her discomfort and there were no oral care strategies implemented to prevent long-term damage to her dental health. Read More.

 

 

Jill joins BURST tv to discuss the mission of Side Effect Support as well as some information and products helpful to people going through cancer treatment. Learn more.

 

Oral Care for those with Cancer or going through Cancer Treatments

 

This week on your Dental Top 5 Podcast your host Amanda Hill talks with Jill Meyer-Lippert, RDH about how to help our patients with oral cancer, and their oral care during treatment. Learn More.

 

Cancer Side Effects can cause mouth sores with Liquid Medications

 

Liquid formulations of medications are often prescribed for patients who are receiving treatment for cancer. These patients may have problems swallowing capsules or tablets, which makes liquid formulations a superior, or even necessary, option. Read More.

 

Oral Side Effects from Cancer Treatment, How to prevent cancer side effects

 

Oncology and dentistry are often viewed as separate and unrelated areas of healthcare.  However, as oral health has proven to impact a variety of health issues (such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease), problems in one's mouth can have serious implications.  Read More on page 4 and 5.

 

Prevent Mouth Sores, Dry Mouth, Mouth Pain from Cancer Side Effects

 

It’s clear why people are coming through their cancer treatments with oral health issues. It is also frightening to think how many people are entering cancer therapy without consideration of their oral condition, leaving them at greater risk for infections and other serious complications.  Read More.

  

Organizations

National Cancer Institute, Oral complications for the Health Professional

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The Oral Cancer Foundation

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

The American Academy of Oral Systemic Health

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

The International Academy of Oral Oncology

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)

Traige Cancer

Oral Cancer Consulting LLC 

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance

International Society of Oral Oncology