Prophylactic swallowing exercises for patients receiving radiotherapy for head and neck cancer

Summary: More research is required to complement oncological clinical trials evaluating the impact of prophylactic exercise on swallowing outcome. Multidimensional swallowing evaluation including instrumental and patient-reported measures should be conducted pretreatment and longitudinally to develop the evidence base for intervention in patients undergoing organ-preserving treatment protocols.

from Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

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Posted on May 17, 2011, in Research. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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