Dry Mouth with Cancer Treatment

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This two-page handout provides tips for people with dry mouth associated with cancer treatments. It explains that cancer treatments, especially to the head or neck, can reduce saliva, which makes it difficult to chew and swallow food. It contains recommendations for ways to help people with dry mouth feel better during treatments, and suggests talking with a doctor, nurse, or dietitian.

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Health Information Translations
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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Mastication, Saliva, Xerostomia
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Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2017
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