Lana M. Agraib

Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Publications

  • Review Article   
    The effect of probiotics supplementation on the side effects of chemo radiotherapy for colorectal cancer: A literature review
    Author(s): Lana M. Agraib, Alaa Al-Shorman, Samer Salah, Ramiz Abu-hijlih and Fawzi Abuhijla*

    Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths (8.5%) and ranks as the second most common cancer among women (9.2%) and the third among men (10.0%) worldwide. The main treatments modalities for CRC as all the different types of cancer are surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. However, such treatments (mainly radio and chemotherapy) have several side effects which cannot be ignored and mainly presented as gastrointestinal toxicity that include infections, mucositis, enteritis, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. Probiotics are one of Biological Radio protectors (BRPs) that have been reported to preserve gastrointestinal tract in patients treated with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. The main use of probiotics as BRPs is treatment of intestinal toxicity and inflammation induced by radiotherapy, chemotherapy or surgical interventions. These effects may expl.. Read More»

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Editors List

  • S.SREEDHAR

    Submitted PhD thesis in Biotechnology at GITAM University, Vizag.

  • Yousef Alomi

    Yousef Alomi
    The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
    Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
    Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Osamu Tanaka

    Osamu Tanaka
    Assistant Professor,
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Asahi University Hospital
    Gifu city, Gifu, Japan

  • Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb

    Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE

  • Andrzej Zdziennicki

    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)

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