Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2015 – Ann Oncol; Advance Access, first published online: July 4, 2015
Authors: D. E. Peterson, C. B. Boers-Doets, R. J. Bensadoun and J. Herrstedt

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis includes chapters on the definition of mucositis, its incidence and associated complications, risk factors, mucositis assessment and provides detailed guidelines for the treatment. In addition, it highlights key progresses in understanding the molecular pathobiology, computational biology and clinical impact of mucosal injury in cancer patients that may generate strategic research and clinical advances in the future.

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