Oral Health, Cancer Care, and You

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Oral Health, Cancer Care, and You

Description

This publication series can help health care providers and patients learn more about steps that can be taken before, during, and after cancer treatment to reduce the risk and impact of side effects on oral health. Some of the patient publications are also available in Spanish.

Information for health professionals includes:

  • Dental provider’s oncology pocket guide
  • Oncology pocket guide to oral health
  • Oral complications of cancer treatment: What the dental team can do
  • Oral complications of cancer treatment: What the oncology team can do
Information for patients includes:
  • Chemotherapy and your mouth (available in Spanish)
  • Head and neck radiation treatment and your mouth (available in Spanish)
  • Three good reasons to see a dentist before cancer treatment (available in Spanish)
  • Three good reasons to see a dentist before cancer treatment (pictograph)

Developer:

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Funding Sources:

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: September 2009
Last Updated: 10/28/09

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