Alliance Trial Looks at Corticosteroid Mouthwash to Prevent or Treat Painful Mouth Sores in Patients Treated with Everolimus

Oral stomatitis is a sore or inflammation inside of the mouth, including cheeks, gums, inside of the lips, or on the tongue. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid that can be used as a mouthwash to possibly help reduce oral stomatitis caused by the chemotherapy drug everolimus in patients with cancer. The newly opened trial, Alliance 221701 (Phase III placebo-controlled trial to evaluate dexamethasone use for everolimus-induced oral stomatitis: Prevention versus early treatment approaches), will


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