radiation-induced mucositis

radiation-induced mucositis

Inflammation of the lining of the mouth due to radiation injury to the head and/or neck.
See also: mucositis
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To date, there is no therapeutically active agent to effectively guard against radiation-induced mucositis and the search continues to find useful preparations for this purpose.
Radiation-induced mucositis has also been associated with the release of inflammatory cytokines, such as TNF-[alpha] (Ong et al.
Low energy He/Ne laser in the prevention of radiation-induced mucositis.
is pleased to announce that the South African Medicines Control Council has granted approval for a Phase II study in 30 cancer patients evaluating the protective effect of CB1400 on the gastrointestional tract from radiation-induced mucositis.
OTC: CBIA), is pleased to announce that the South African Medicines Control Council has granted approval for a Phase II study in 30 cancer patients evaluating the protective effect of CB1400 on the gastrointestional tract from radiation-induced mucositis.
In addition to their cancer-preventing properties, these agents have been shown in preclinical studies to inhibit growth (and cause regression) of tumors as single agents and in combination with radiation and chemotherapy, and to suppress radiation-induced mucositis and chemotherapy- induced toxicity in normal tissues.
inhibit growth (and cause regression) of tumors as single agents and in combination with radiation and chemotherapy * suppress radiation-induced mucositis and chemotherapy-induced toxicity in normal tissues * display minimal toxicity in IND-directed studies in higher mammals
The Company believes amlexanox could also have a clinical benefit in the treatment of chemotherapy- and radiation-induced mucositis because of the clinical similarities of mucositis to aphthous ulcers for which amlexanox has proven efficacy.
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