Recent Publications by Members of the Oral Care Study Group


Recent Publications by Members of the Oral Care Study Group

Oral mucosal changes induced by anticancer targeted therapies and immune checkpoint inhibitors. Vigarios E, Epstein JB, Sibaud V. Support Care Cancer. 2017 May;25(5):1713-1739.

Why are we still unable to accurately determine the malignant potential or the behavior of oral mucosal lesions? Güneri P, Epstein JB. Oral Oncol. 2017 Apr 26.  [Epub ahead of print] 

Photobiomodulation therapy: management of mucosal necrosis of the oropharynx in previously treated head and neck cancer patients. Epstein JB, Song PY, Ho AS, Larian B, Asher A, Bensadoun RJ. Support Care Cancer. 2017

Apr;25(4):1031-1034.

Effects of different radiation doses on the microhardness, superficial morphology, and mineral components of human enamel. de Barros da Cunha SR, Fonseca FP, Ramos PAMM, Haddad CMK, Fregnani ER, Aranha ACC. Arch Oral Biol. 2017 Apr 10;80:130-135. 

A systematic review of oral hepatic viral infections in cancer patients: Commonly used outcome measures and interventions. Elad S, Ranna V, Ariyawardana A, Correa ME, Tilly V, Nair RG, Rouleau T, Logan RM, Pinto A, Charette V, Saunders DP, Jensen SB; Viral Infections Section, Oral Care Study Group, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)/International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO). Support Care Cancer. 2017 Feb;25(2):687-700

Photobiomodulation therapy in the management of chronic oral graft-versus-host disease. Epstein JB, Raber-Durlacher JE, Lill M, Linhares YP, Chang J, Barasch A, et al. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Feb;25(2):357-364.

The efficacy of minocycline mouth rinses on the symptoms associated with recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a randomized, double-blind, crossover study assessing different doses of oral rinse. Yarom N, Zelig K, Epstein JB, Gorsky M. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2017 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print] 

Treatment of oral mucosal manifestations of chronic graft-versus-host disease: dexamethasone vs. budesonide. Zadik Y, Elad S, Shapira A, Shapira MY. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2017 Feb;18(3):235-242.

Case-Based Review of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ) and Application of the International Recommendations for Management From the International Task Force on ONJ. Khan AA, Morrison A, Kendler DL, Rizzoli R, Hanley DA, Felsenberg D, McCauley LK, O'Ryan F, Reid IR, Ruggiero SL, Taguchi A, Tetradis S, Watts NB, Brandi ML, Peters E, Guise T, Eastell R, Cheung AM, Morin SN, Masri B, Cooper C, Morgan SL, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Langdahl BL, Dabagh RA, Davison KS, Sándor GK, Josse RG, Bhandari M, El Rabbany M, Pierroz DD, Sulimani R, Saunders DP, Brown JP, Compston J; International Task Force on Osteonecrosis of the Jaw. J Clin Densitom. 2017 Jan - Mar;20(1):8-24. Review.

Chronic oral mucositis after radiotherapy to the head and neck: a new insight. Elad S, Zadik Y. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Nov;24(11):4825-30. 

Radiation dose distribution in the teeth, maxilla, and mandible of patients with oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal tumors who were treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Parahyba CJ, Ynoe Moraes F, Ramos PA, Haddad CM, da Silva JL, Fregnani ER. Head Neck. 2016 Nov;38(11):1621-1627.

Dusquetide: A novel innate defense regulator demonstrating a significant and consistent reduction in the duration of oral mucositis in preclinical data and a randomized, placebo-controlled phase 2a clinical study. Kudrimoti M, Curtis A, Azawi S, Worden F, Katz S, Adkins D, Bonomi M, Elder J, Sonis ST, et al. J Biotechnol. 2016 Oct 13;239:115-125.

Dental screening of medical patients for oral infections and inflammation: consideration of risk and benefit.  Maret D, Peters OA, Vigarios E, Epstein JB, van der Sluis L. Microbes Infect. 2016 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw. Yarom N, Goss A, Lazarovici TS, Elad S. J Am Dent Assoc. 2016 Oct;147(10):776-7.

Pharmacotherapy for the management of cancer regimen-related oral mucositis. Villa A, Sonis ST. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2016 Sep;17(13):1801-7.

Periodontal Health in Breast Cancer Patients on Aromatase Inhibitors Versus Postmenopausal Controls: A Longitudinal Analysis. Eagle I, Benavides E, Eber R, Kolenic G, Jung Y, Van Poznak C, Taichman LS. J Clin Periodontol. 2016 Aug;43(8):659-67.

Oral mucosal injury caused by mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors: emerging perspectives on pathobiology and impact on clinical practice. Peterson DE, O'Shaughnessy JA, Rugo HS, Elad S, Schubert MM, Viet CT, et al. Cancer Med. 2016 Aug;5(8):1897-907. Free Full Text

Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of the Lower Labial Mucosa: Case Report and Literature Review. do Amaral TL, Valiati R, de Andrade BA, Rumayor Piña A, Torres SR, Romañach MJ, Agostini M. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2016 Aug;122(2):e64-8.

The Effects of Ionizing Radiation on the Oral Cavity. de Barros da Cunha SR, Ramos PA, Nesrallah AC, Parahyba CJ, Fregnani ER, Aranha AC. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2015 Aug 1;16(8):679-87.

Complex management of resistant oral herpes simplex virus infection following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: potential role of topical cidofovir. Epstein JB, Gharapetian S, Rejali AR, Zabner R, Lill M, Tzachanis D. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Aug;24(8):3603-6. Erratum in: Support Care Cancer. 2016 Aug;24(8):3607.

Early diagnosis and successful management of oral mucormycosis in a hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient: case report and literature review. Epstein JB, Kupferman SB, Zabner R, Rejali A, Hopp ML, Lill M, Tzachanis D. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Aug;24(8):3343-6.

Host-microbiome cross-talk in oral mucositis. Vasconcelos RM, Sanfilippo N, Paster BJ, Kerr AR, Li Y, Ramalho L, Queiroz EL, Smith B, Sonis ST, Corby PM. J Dent Res. 2016 Jul;95(7):725-33.

Effects of pre-radiation exposure to LLLT of normal and malignant cells. Barasch A, Raber-Durlacher J, Epstein JB, Carroll J. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Jun;24(6):2497-501.

Low level laser therapy/photobiomodulation in the management of side effects of chemoradiation therapy in head and neck cancer: Part 2: Proposed applications and treatment protocols. Zecha JA, Raber-Durlacher JE, Nair RG, Epstein JB, Elad S, Hamblin MR, Barasch A, Migliorati CA, Milstein DM, Genot MT, Lansaat L, van der Brink R, Arnabat-Dominguez J, van der Molen L, Jacobi I, van Diessen J, de Lange J, Smeele LE, Schubert MM, Bensadoun RT. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Jun;24(6):2793-805.

Low level laser therapy/photobiomoduation in the management of side effects of chemoradiation therapy in head and neck cancer: Part 1: Mechanisms of action, dosimetric, and safety considerations. Zecha JA, Raber-Durlacher JE, Nair RG, Epstein JB, Sonis ST, Elad S, Hamblin MR, Barasch A, Migliorati CA, Milstein DM, Genot MT, Lansaat L, van der Brink R, Arnabat-Dominguez J, van der Molen L, Jacobi I, van Diessen J, de lange J, Smeele LE, Schubert MM, Bensadoun RT. Support Care Cancer 2016 Jun;24(6):2781-92.

Late effects of head and neck radiotherapy on pulp vitality assessed by pulse oximetry. Kataoka SH, Setzer FC, Gondim-Junior E, Fregnani ER,  Moraes CJ, Pessoa OF, et al.J Endod. 2016 Jun;42(6):886-9.

Surgery combined with LPRF in denosumab osteonecrosis of the jaw: Case report. Maluf G, Pinho MC, Cunha SR, Santos PS, Fregnani ER. Braz Dent J. 2016 May-Jun;27(3):353-8. Free Full Text

Association of Osteoporosis and Bone medication with the Periodontal Condition in Elderly Women. Penoni DC, Torres SR, Farias ML, Fernandes TM, Luiz RR, Leão AT.Osteoporos Int. 2016 May;27(5):1887-96

Mandibular Inferior Cortical Bone Thickness on Panoramic Radiographs in Patients Using Bisphosphonates. Torres SR, Chen CS, Leroux BG, Lee PP, Hollender LG, Lloid M, Drew SP, Schubert MM. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2015 May;119(5):584-92. Free Full Text

Understanding the impact of taste changes in oncology care. Epstein JB, Smutzer G, Doty RL. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Apr;24(4):1917-31.

Effects of different radiation doses on the bond strengths of two different adjesive systems in enamel and dentin. da Cunha SR, Ramos PA, Haddad CM, da Silva JL, Fregnani ER, Aranha AC. J Adhes Dent. 2016 Mar/Apr;18(2):151-6.

Could the biological robustness of low level laser therapy (Photobiomodulation) impact its use in the management of mucositis in head and neck cancer patients. Sonis ST, Hashemi S, Epstein JB, Nair RG, Raber-Durlacher JE. Oral Oncol. 2016 Mar;54:7-14.

Detection of Human Papillomavirus in Dental Biofilm and the Uterine Cervix of a Pregnant Adolescent. Cavalcanti ÉF, Silva CR, Ferreira DC, Ferreira MV, Vanderborght PR, Torres MC, Torres SR. Sao Paulo Med J. 2016 Feb;134(1):88-91. Free Full Text

Obstructive sleep apnoea and the need for its introduction into dental curricula. Guneri P, Ilhan B, Cal E, Epstein JB, Klasser GD. Eur J Dent Educ. 2016 Feb 20.

Cetuximab activity in dysplastic lesions of the upper aerodigestive tract. Khan Z, Epstein JB, Marur S, Gillespie MB, Feldman L, Tasi HL, Zhang Z, Wang H, Sciubba J, Ferris R, Grandis JR, Gibson M, Koch W, Tufano R, Westra W, Tsottles N, Ozawa H, Chung C, Califano JA. Oral Oncol. 2016 Feb;53:60-6.

The benefit and risk of screening for oral potentially malignant epithelial lesions and squamous cell carcinoma. Epstein JB, Huber MA. Oral Surg Oral Med oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2015 Nov;120(5):537-40.

Palifermin for prevention of oral mucositis in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a single-institution retrospective evaluation. Nguyen DT, Shayani S, Palmer J, Dagis A, Forman SJ, Epstein J, Spielberger R. Support Care Cancer 2015 Nov;23(11):3141-7.

Toluidine blue aids in detection of dysplasia and carcinoma in suspicious oral lesions. Chainani-Wu N, Madden E, Cox D, Sroussi H, Epstein J, Silverman S Jr. Oral Dis. 2015 Oct;21(7):879-85.

Patient reported outcomes of the clinical use of a proprietary topical dry mouth product. Epstein JB, Villines DC, Sroussi HY. Spec Care Dentist  2015 Jul-Aug;35(4):197-204.

Development of tools for the oral health and panoramic evaluation of the head and neck cancer patient: A methodological study. Jackson LK, Epstein JB, Migliorati CA, Rezk J, Shintaku WH, Noujeim ME, Santos-Silva AR, Dietrich MS, Murphy BA. Spec Care Dentist 2015 Sep/Oct;35(5):243-52.

Dental demineralization and caries in patients with head and neck cancer. Deng J, Jackson L, Epstein JB, Migliorati CA, Murphy BA. Oral Oncol. 2015 Sep;51(9):824-31.

Management of hyposalivation and xerostomia: Criteria for treatment strategies. Epstein JB, Beier Jensen S. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2015 Sep;36(8):600-3.

The eating experience after treatment for head and neck cancer: A review of the literature. Ganzer H, Touger-Decker R, Byham-Gray L, Murphy BA, Epstein JB. Oral Oncol 2015 Jul;51(7):634-42.

Managing oral mucositis cancer therapy. Epstein JB, Saunders DP. Oral Health 2015 July;8-10,12. Free Full Text

Outpatient medication use and implications for dental care: Guidance for contemporary dental practice. Fitzgerald J, Epstein JB, Donaldson M, Schwartz G, Jones C, Fung K. J Can Dent Assoc 2015 Jul;81:f10. Free Full Text

Patient-reported outcomes for immediate identification of dental needs. Güneri P, Epstein JB, Raber-Durlacher JE, Cankaya H, Boyacioglu H, Barasch A. Forum Clin Oncol 2015; Jun;2(6):1-7. Free Full Text

Adjunctive methods and devices for clinical detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma. Conkaya H, Guneri P, Epstein JB. Oral Health Prev Dent 2015 Feb;13(1):29-39.

Head and neck, oral, and oropharyngeal cancer: a review of medicolegal cases. Epstein JB, Kish RV, Hallajian L, Sciubba J. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015 Feb;119(2):177-86.

Basic oral care for hematology-oncology patients and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients: a position paper from the joint task force of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO) and the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT). Elad S, Raber-Durlacher JE, Brennan MT, Saunders DP, Mank AP, Zadik Y, et al. Support Care Cancer 2015 Jan;23(1):223-36. Free Full Text

Oral health in oncology: impact of immunotherapy. Jackson LK, Johnson DB, Sosman JA, Murphy BA, Epstein JB.Support Care Cancer 2015 Jan;23(1):1-3.

Diagnosis and management of osteonecrosis of the jaw: a systematic review and international consensus. Khan AA, Morrison A, Hanley DA, Felsenberg D, McCauley LK, O'Ryan F, Reid IR, Ruggiero SL, Taguchi A, Tetradis S, Watts NB, Brandi ML, Peters E, Guise T, Eastell R, Cheung AM, Morin SN, Masri B, Cooper C, Morgan SL, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Langdahl BL, Al Dabagh R, Davison KS, Kendler DL, Sándor GK, Josse RG, Bhandari M, El Rabbany M, Pierroz DD, Sulimani R, Saunders DP, Brown JP, Compston J; International Task Force on Osteonecrosis of the Jaw. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Jan;30(1):3-23. Free Full Text