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Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy Carries a Greater Risk of Stroke if it is Not Accompanied by Surgery in Patients Younger Than 55 With Head and Neck Cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22935287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Increased risk of stroke in young head and neck cancer patients treated with radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Huang YS, Lee CC, Chang TS, Ho HC, Su YC, Hung SK, et al. Oral Oncol 2011;47:1092-7. REVIEWER: Zoann Nugent, PhD PURPOSE/QUESTION: Is there an increased stroke risk associated with treating head and neck cancers with radiation or chemotherapy? SOURCE OF FUNDING: Information not available TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Case series LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Not applicable.
Authors:
Zoann Nugent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  162-3     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Cancer Care Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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