In patients receiving treatment for cancer, does oral cryotherapy prevent oral mucositis?
Oral cryotherapy is effective for the prevention of oral mucositis in adults receiving fluorouracil-based chemotherapy for solid cancers, and for the prevention of severe oral mucositis in adults receiving high-dose melphalan-based chemotherapy before hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).
Riley P, McCabe MG, Glenny A. Oral Cryotherapy for Preventing Oral Mucositis in Patients Receiving Cancer Treatment. JAMA Oncol. 2016;2(10):1365–1366. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.2680
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