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Title: The role of photobiomodulation therapy in the care of cancer patients: review of the literature
Authors: Robijns, Jolien
Censabella, S
Bulens, Paul
Maes, Annelies
Noé, L.
Brosens, M.
Van den Bergh, L.
Claes, S.
Mebis, Jeroen
Issue Date: 2017
Citation: Belgian journal of medical oncology, 11(8), p. 364-374
Abstract: Photobiomodulation therapy is based on the application of visible and/or (near-)infrared light on the target tissue. We performed a review of 34 articles on the use of photobiomodulation therapy in the management of cancer related lymphoedema, oral mucositis, radiodermatitis, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and xerostomia/hyposalivation. The findings suggest that photobiomodulation therapy is a promising option for the management of these cancer therapy-related side effects.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/25521
Link to publication: http://www.ariez.nl/DownloadFile.lynkx?guid=60c99c42-0ad3-4e59-b03d-4a4b1f8eb73d
ISSN: 1784-7141
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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