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 ...
Silicone gel reduces radiation dermatitis
By Mardi Chapman
11 Sep 2019