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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Potthoff, Karin; Habl, Gregor; Bruckner, Thomas; Suppan, Christian; Hassel, Jessica; Jäger, Dirk; Indorf, Martin; Debus, Juergen 
Titel:
Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of ethyl-2-cyanoacrylate on pain intensity and quality of life in head and neck cancer patients suffering from cetuximab-induced rhagades during radioimmunotherapy: the support trial. 
Abstract:
Cetuximab is a chimeric monoclonal antibody against the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Skin reactions are the most common side effects of cetuximab. Rhagades of the tips of the fingers and toes, the heels and especially the interphalangeal joints are one of the most frightening and painful dermatological side effects that may develop from EGFR-inhibitor therapy. Rhagades are characterized by pain, severe tenderness and poor healing response. They are challenging to treat. Thus, rhagade...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
BMC Cancer 
Jahr:
2014 
Band / Volume:
14 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
270 
Sprache:
eng 
TUM Einrichtung:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie