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Acupuncture relieves symptoms of a dry mouth caused by radiotherapy for head and neck cancers

24 October 2012

Patients who have received radiotherapy for head and neck cancer often suffer from the unpleasant and distressing side-effect of a dry mouth, caused by damage to their salivary glands from the radiation. A new study published in the journal Annals of Oncology has shown that acupuncture can relieve the symptoms of dry mouth (known as xerostomia).

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