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Probiotics for the prevention or treatment of chemotherapy or radiotherapy related diarrhoea in cancer patients

  1. Fleur T van de Wetering1,
  2. Pauline Heus1,
  3. Leen Verleye2,
  4. Geertjan van Tienhoven3,
  5. Rob JPM Scholten1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group

Published Online: 20 DEC 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008831.pub2


How to Cite

van de Wetering FT, Heus P, Verleye L, van Tienhoven G, Scholten RJPM. Probiotics for the prevention or treatment of chemotherapy or radiotherapy related diarrhoea in cancer patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008831. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008831.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care / University Medical Center Utrecht, Dutch Cochrane Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre, Brussels, Belgium

  3. 3

    Academic Medical Center, Radiation Oncology and Hyperthermia, Amsterdam, Netherlands

*Rob JPM Scholten, Dutch Cochrane Centre, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care / University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, Utrecht, 3508 GA, Netherlands. r.j.p.scholten@umcutrecht.nl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 20 DEC 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of probiotics either alone or combined with other agents in the prevention or treatment of chemo- or radiotherapy related diarrhoea in cancer patients.