Entries by Chris Donley

Preventing Chemotherapy Mouth Sores

Certain types of cancer treatments can cause #mouth sores, also known as oral mucositis. These mouth sores can range in severity from mildly inconvenient to quite serious. In some cases, oral mucositis can even constitute a serious complication that may prevent you from continuing your cancer treatment until it is resolved. Fortunately, there are ways […]

Why Try Oncology Mouth Rinse?

A common complication of chemotherapy, oral mucositis is a painful condition that can become debilitating in some cases. The condition generally starts within five to days of the start of chemotherapy. It usually lasts around seven to fourteen days. Oral mucositis causes the mucosal lining of the #mouth to atrophy, or break down, forming painful […]

Mouth and Throat Sores | Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

  The lining of your #mouth and throat are particularly susceptible to damage from cancer treatment. Chemotherapy and other anticancer drugs can cause the following conditions or symptoms to develop: You can manage many of these conditions and symptoms with prescription drugs and other remedies. Ask your doctor to recommend products to moisturize your lips. […]

Mouth sores caused by cancer treatment: How to cope – Mayo Clinic

This is a great article from the Mayo Clinic that discusses the myriad of issues that patients who undergo Chemotherapy and Radiation can experience. Mouth sores can be painful and distressing. They can range from a mere inconvenience to a severe complication that may make you unable to continue your cancer treatment. Cancer-related #mouth sores […]

The Science of Prevention Oncology Mouth Rinse

Oral mucositis is a prevalent sequella of chemotherapy and radiation treatment of head and neck cancers and bone marrow transplantation, often leading to cessation of cancer treatment due to the debilitating and morbid effects this acute inflammatory response of the oral mucosa has on the cancer patient. Approximately 40% of patients who receive chemotherapy, and […]