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Supportive Care in Cancer

, Volume 22, Issue 12, pp 3121–3122 | Cite as

With regard to our manuscripts on the commercial saliva substitute, Oralbalance®—its formula has been changed

  • Yuko Sugiura
  • Yoshihiko Soga
  • Ichiro Tanimoto
  • Susumu Kokeguchi
  • Sachiko Morishige-Nishide
  • Kotoe Itami-Kono
  • Kanayo Takahashi
  • Nobuharu Fujii
  • Fumihiko Ishimaru
  • Mitsune Tanimoto
  • Kokoro Yamabe
  • Soichiro Tsutani
  • Fusanori Nishimura
  • Shogo TakashibaEmail author
Letter to the editor
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Keywords

Xylitol Oral Mucosa Hydroxyethyl Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Neck Cancer Patient 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest related to this letter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuko Sugiura
    • 1
  • Yoshihiko Soga
    • 2
  • Ichiro Tanimoto
    • 3
  • Susumu Kokeguchi
    • 4
  • Sachiko Morishige-Nishide
    • 5
  • Kotoe Itami-Kono
    • 6
  • Kanayo Takahashi
    • 7
  • Nobuharu Fujii
    • 8
  • Fumihiko Ishimaru
    • 9
  • Mitsune Tanimoto
    • 8
  • Kokoro Yamabe
    • 10
  • Soichiro Tsutani
    • 11
  • Fusanori Nishimura
    • 12
  • Shogo Takashiba
    • 13
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Dental Hygienist, Clinical Support DepartmentOkayama University HospitalOkayamaJapan
  2. 2.Division of Hospital Dentistry, Central Clinical DepartmentOkayama University HospitalOkayamaJapan
  3. 3.Division of DentistryNational Sanatorium Oku-KomyoenOkayamaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Global Health and Environmental Sciences, Oral Microbiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical SciencesOkayama UniversityOkayamaJapan
  5. 5.Department of NursingKagawa University HospitalKagawaJapan
  6. 6.Department of NursingSanyo Gakuen UniversityOkayamaJapan
  7. 7.Department of NursingOkayama University HospitalOkayamaJapan
  8. 8.Department of Hematology, Oncology and Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical SciencesOkayama UniversityOkayamaJapan
  9. 9.Japanese Red Cross Tokyo Metropolitan Blood CenterTokyoJapan
  10. 10.Department of DentistryRakuwakai Otowa HospitalKyotoJapan
  11. 11.Kogita Dental ClinicIzumisano, OsakaJapan
  12. 12.Department of Periodontology, Division of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dental ScienceKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  13. 13.Department of Pathophysiology - Periodontal Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical SciencesOkayama UniversityOkayamaJapan

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