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Epidemic profile of patients with cancer, evaluation of the quality of life and salivary flow after oncologic treatment

Grant number: 10/02772-2
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2010
Effective date (End): June 30, 2011
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Dentistry
Principal Investigator:Elaine Maria Sgavioli Massucato
Grantee:Juliana Maria Albano Cunha
Host Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia (FOAr). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Araraquara , SP, Brazil


The current research has for objectives an epidemic raising of the patients with cancer assisted in the Service of Oral Medicine of FOAR-Unesp, evaluation of the actual clinical conditions, including valuation of salivary flow and quality of life after oncologic treatment. The group will be composed by lifted up patients of the records of the Service, that had cancer diagnosis or looked for our Service to have accompany during oncologic treatment. As measure instrument we will use new records clinics, application of the questionnaire of life quality SF-36, xerostomy questionnaire and non stimulated salivary flow measure, besides the evaluation of the current buccal conditions. The data will be filed in a database of the Program of Public Domain EPInfo 6.04. (AU)

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