Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells that most often develops on sun-exposed skin such as the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, legs, arms and hands. If left untreated, skin cancer can spread to other organs and tissues. Early detection and treatment are key for a good prognosis.
More than 40% of patients undergoing chemotherapy develop some degree of mucositis during the course of their treatment. Patients receiving radiation to the head, neck, or chest areas and patients who undergo bone marrow or stem cell transplant are even more likely to develop mucositis. Incidence of mucositis is higher with certain chemotherapy or total…
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