Pentoxifylline and vitamin E alone or in combination for preventing and treating side effects of radiation therapy and concomitant chemoradiotherapy Edited (no change to conclusions)

Abstract

Objectives

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:

To assess the following.

  • Pentoxifylline or vitamin E, or both, for the prevention or treatment of side effects of therapeutic radiation therapy alone or combined with chemotherapy in people with cancer.
  • Adverse effects of either pentoxifylline or vitamin E, or both, when given to people with cancer during radiation therapy alone or combined with chemotherapy.

Author(s)

Puneet Pareek, Aditi Sharma, Joseph Rajiv Thipparampalli, Pulkit Nag, Neeraj Gupta, Shashank Shekhar, Richard Kirubakaran

Reviewer's Conclusions

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Pentoxifylline and vitamin E alone or in combination for preventing and treating side effects of radiation therapy and concomitant chemoradiotherapy Edited (no change to conclusions) is a sample topic from the Cochrane Abstracts.

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