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EFFECT OF TOPICAL APPLICATION OF PURE HONEY IN CHEMO-RADIATION-INDUCED MUCOSITIS AND ITS CLINICAL BENEFITS IN IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS OF ORAL SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

International Conference on DENTISTRY AND ORAL HEALTH & WORLD DERMATOLOGY AND COSMETOLOGY CONGRESS
September 03-04 , 2018 | Bangkok ,Thailand

Vibha Singh and Debraj Howldhar

KG Medical University, India

Scientific Tracks Abstracts : Arch Gen Intern Med

DOI: 10.4066/2591-7951-C2-005

Abstract:

Oral cancer is major health problem in India and in some parts, it represents more than 50% of all cancers. Most of these patients receive chemo, radiotherapy with or without surgery for treatment. A clear majority of them also develop oral mucositis a debilitating adverse effect of chemoradiation. The objective of this study was to investigate whether the application of honey in mucositis confers any significant improvement in the quality of life and lesions of the oral mucositis. It was found to be beneficial, honey could provide a simple, elegant and cost-effective solution to this troublesome health problem thus benefiting many patients.

Biography:

Vibha Singh is working as Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences KG Medical University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. She has 90 publications and have special interest in Herbal Medicine.

E-mail: [email protected]

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