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Light therapy could replace opioids as main treatment for cancer treatment side effect

Worldwide research coalition offers new guidelines for healing oral mucositis in head, neck cancer patients By Marcene Robinson BUFFALO, N.Y. — A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy. The… Read More »

ECRI practice guidelines to replace AHRQ clearinghouse

The ECRI Institute is looking to pick up the slack from the now-defunct National Guideline Clearinghouse by continuing to offer providers evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Funding cuts to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality forced AHRQ to shutter the National Guideline Clearinghouse in July. While ECRI developed and maintained the National Guideline Clearinghouse for… Read More »