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Summary of Mucositis

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
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Notes
grade-b Minor Moderate See all 4 studies
Decreases in the severity but not occurrence of mucositis have been reported in cancer patients undergoing both radiotherapy and chemotherapy, although the benefits seem unreliable
grade-c Minor - See study
Symptoms of mucositis have been noted to be decreased with curcumin supplementation

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