Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc

    Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc

    Assistant professor of Oral Medicine at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the chief of the divisions of Oral Medicine and Dentistry at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts
    • Managing the Oral Health Complications of Chemotherapy Monday, June 1st, 2015

      What are the oral complications of cancer therapy that hematologists/oncologists should be aware of? The treatments for hematologic malignancies – chemotherapy, combinations of chemotherapy, or hematopoietic cell transplantation – are associated with a variety of oral complications. First and foremost is the risk of infection due to the profound immunosuppressive and neutropenic effects of chemotherapy. [...]

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