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A means to a trend: another vote for swallowing teletherapy

Teletherapy is a good choice for prophylactic swallowing exercises in patients with head neck cancer receiving radiation therapy. 

November 16, 2020

Use it or lose it: my favorite principle of neuroplasticity (Doesn’t everyone have a favorite? No? Then what do you talk about at dinner parties?). We already know that doing exercises before fibrosis sets in can make a world of difference for patients receiving radiation for head and neck cancer. In this blinded, randomized controlled trial, patients undergoing radiation treatment for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC) were divided into three groups to trial service deliveries for a standardized set of prophylactic swallowing exercises…

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