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Impact of pandemic COVID-19 outbreak on oral mucositis preventive and treatment protocols: new perspectives for extraoral photobiomodulation therapy

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Faria, Karina Morais [1] ; Gomes-Silva, Wagner [1, 2] ; Kauark-Fontes, Elisa [3] ; Bonfim-Alves, Carolina Guimaraes [1, 3] ; Kowalski, Luiz Paulo [4, 5] ; Prado-Ribeiro, Ana Carolina [1, 3] ; Vechiato-Filho, Aljomar Jose [1] ; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte [3] ; Marta, Gustavo Nader [6, 7] ; de Castro Jr, Gilberto ; Paes Leme, Adriana Franco [8] ; Migliorati, Cesar Augusto [9] ; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger [3] ; Brandao, Thais Bianca [1]
Total Authors: 14
[1] Inst Canc Estado Sao Paulo ICESP, Dent Oncol Serv, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Nove de Julho Univ, Med Sch, UNINOVE, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, Piracicaba Dent Sch, Oral Diag Dept, UNICAMP, Piracicaba - Brazil
[4] Univ Sao Paulo, Head & Neck Surg Dept, Med Sch, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[5] AC Camargo Canc Ctr, Dept Head & Neck Surg & Otcahinolaryngol, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[6] Inst Canc Estado Sao Paulo ICESP, Div Radiat Oncol, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[7] Hosp Sirio Libanes, Dept Radiat Oncol, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[8] Brazilian Biosci Natl Lab, CNPEM, LNBio, Campinas, SP - Brazil
[9] Univ Florida, Coll Dent, Gainesville, FL - USA
Total Affiliations: 9
Document type: Journal article
Source: SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER; v. 28, n. 10 JUL 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0

This communication discusses the current challenges of oral mucositis (OM) management during the pandemic COVID-19 outbreak and reflects about an extraoral photobiomodulation protocol as an optimal alternative for preventing and treating OM in advanced cancer patients while minimizing the risk of infection by avoiding intraoral manipulation. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/23479-3 - Oncological safety of extraoral photobiomodulation in patients with oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Grantee:Elisa Kauark Fontes
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 18/02233-6 - Oncological safety of the use of intraoral and extraoral photobiomodulation in patients with oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Grantee:Alan Roger dos Santos Silva
Support Opportunities: Regular Research Grants