Proper oral hygiene protocols decreased inflammation of gingivitis in a patient during chemotherapy with bevacizumab: a case report

Clin Case Rep. 2017 Jul 8;5(8):1352-1357. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1034. eCollection 2017 Aug.


The case is a woman who had a diagnosis of ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer. After surgical therapy, platinum-based adjuvant treatment was performed, followed by additional bevacizumab administration. Because considerable gingivitis appeared, a proper approach for oral hygiene was performed. As a result, the symptom was reduced considerably.

Keywords: Adverse effects; bevacizumab; chemotherapy; gingivitis; ovarian cancer.

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