The American Cancer Society reports that nearly 40% of us will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during our lifetime. While living a healthy lifestyle may improve your odds of avoiding cancer, other factors — such as genetics — may make a cancer diagnosis more likely.
As anyone who’s undergone radiation or chemotherapy knows too well, cancer treatment can have effects on your entire body. According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 40% of all patients receiving chemotherapy have resulting oral complications.
Complications can be caused by the treatment itself or can be side effects resulting from the treatment….