Watch out for treatment side effects in the mouths of child cancer patients


Mucositis and candidiasis are the most common side effects of cancer treatment in the mouth. — Zulhaimi Baharuddin/The Star

In developing countries, childhood cancer is the leading cause of non-infectious disease deaths among children and adolescents.

It strikes most frequently in the first year of life, followed by the ages of two to three.

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