Supportive care for patients with locally advanced disease

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Published: 2 Feb 2011
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Prof Dirk Schrijvers - Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
Prof Schrijvers talks to ecancertv at ESMO 2010, Milan, about the importance of palliative care for patients with locally advanced cancer. Patients face various side effects due to toxicities, such as dental problems, osteonecrosis, malnutrition and mucositis. A multidsiciplinary approach and increased communication can help. Prof Schrijvers also gives recommendations for patients.
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