Medical News Today - Dr. Tamar Kotz: "Swallowing Exercises Help Head And Neck Cancer Patients, Short-Term"

New York, NY
 – April 19, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

The April issue of Archives of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery reports that patients who undergo chemoradiation therapy (CRT), who perform specific swallowing exercises after their CRT, experience a short-term improvement in swallowing. The study also reveals that after nine or twelve months of treatment, there was no substantial difference in swallowing function amongst patients of the intervention and the control group. Learn more