dermatology
Dermatitis

Silicone gel reduces radiation dermatitis

A silicone-based gel has shown efficacy in preventing or delaying the development of radiation dermatitis in patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer. A Queensland study compared skin toxicity in almost 200 patients randomised to either StrataXRT or standard care of sorbolene from the start of radiotherapy until up to four weeks post-treatment. The study ...

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