July 2013

Driving Away Dry Mouth from Cancer Treatment

For the 14,400 head and neck cancer patients in the U.S., dry mouth is an unwelcome side effect of radiation therapy, causing difficulty with eating and speaking, and oral infections, among other things. Fortunately, researchers are exploring new ways to protect salivary glands during radiation treatment. 

7/24/2013 | 3 comments

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