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Recent Publications by Members of the Oral Care Study Group


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. Case-based review of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) and application of the International Recommendations for Management from the International Task Force on ONJ. J Clin Densitom. 2016 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print] Review. 

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). A systematic review of oral hepatic viral infections in cancer patients: Commonly used outcome measures and interventions. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print] 

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

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

Kudrimoti M, Curtis A, Azawi S, Worden F, Katz S, Adkins D, Bonomi M, Elder J, Sonis ST, et al. 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. J Biotechnol. 2016 Oct 13;239:115-125. 

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

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

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

Epstein JB, Raber-Durlacher JE, Lill M, Linhares YP, Chang J, Barasch A, et al. Photobiomodulation therapy in the management of chronic oral graft-versus-host disease. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print]

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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. 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. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Jun;24(6):2793-805.

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. 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. Support Care Cancer 2016 Jun;24(6):2781-92. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Cetuximab activity in dysplastic lesions of the upper aerodigestive tract. Oral Oncol. 2016 Feb;53:60-6.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Elad S, Raber-Durlacher JE, Brennan MT, Saunders DP, Mank AP, Zadik Y, et al. 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). Support Care Cancer 2015 Jan;23(1):223-36.

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