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Audiological findings in pacients treated with radiotherapy for head and neck tumors
(ASSOC BRASILEIRA OTORRINOLARINGOLOGIA & CIRURGIA CERVICOFACIAL, 2010)
Radiotherapy has been widely used given its increase in the successful outcomes and cure of some cancers. Aim: To evaluate the functionality of the auditory system in patients who underwent radiotherapy treatment for head ...
Analysis of the TAX1BP1 gene in head and neck cancer patients
(Assoc Brasileira Otorrinolaringologia & Cirurgia Cervicofacial, 2010-03-01)
In Brazil, there were 14,160 new estimated cases of head and neck cancer for the year of 2008. Smoking and drinking are the main risk factors established in the etiology of this disease. Aim: to assess the T. A polymorphism ...
Symptoms of depression in patients with cancer of the head and neck undergoing radiotherapy treatment: a prospective study
(UNIV SAO PAULO, ESCOLA DE ENFERMAGEM DE RIBEIRAO PRETORIBEIRAO PRETO, 2012)
This study aimed to investigate the frequency of symptoms of depression in patients with cancer of the head and neck undergoing radiotherapy treatment, in the initial, middle and final stages of the treatment. This is a ...
Oral adverse effects of head and neck radiotherapy: literature review and suggestion of a clinical oral care guideline for irradiated patients
(Faculdade De Odontologia De Bauru - USP, 2011)
Radiotherapy, alone or associated with surgery or chemotherapy, produces a significant increase in cure rates for many malignancies of the head and neck region. However, high doses of radiation in large areas, including ...
Head and neck carcinogenesis: Impact of MTHFD1 G1958A polymorphism
Objective: To investigate the MTHFD1 G1958A polymorphism involved in the folate metabolism as a risk for head and neck cancer, and to find the association of the polymorphism with the risk factors and clinical and ...
Tobacco influence in heavy metals levels in head and neck cancer cases
Heavy metals intoxication is known to be risk factors for various diseases, including cancer. These metals may be presented in food and soil as well as in leaf and tobacco smoke. The aim of this study was to correlate the ...