Management and Prevention of Mucositis Supportive Care

Kepivance Reduces Toxicity of High-dose Therapy for Multiple Myeloma (03-24-2010)

Among patients undergoing high-dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma, a three-day short course of Kepivance┬« (palifermin) reduces the toxicity of treatment. These results were published in the Annals of Oncology. Multiple... Continue Reading

Oral Spray Reduces Mouth Sores (07-21-2009)

Among patients treated with radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, mouth sores (oral mucositis) were reduced by use of an oral spray containing epidermal growth factor (EGF). These results were published in Cancer. Mouth sores are one of the most... Continue Reading