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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 312072, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/312072
Research Article

Prophylactic Treatment with Adlay Bran Extract Reduces the Risk of Severe Acute Radiation Dermatitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study

1Department of Radiation Oncology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
2Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
3Department of General Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
4National Sun Yat-Sen University-Kaohsiung Medical University Joint Research Center, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
5Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
6Cancer Center, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
7Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
8Translational Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
9Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
10Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
11Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan

Received 23 June 2015; Accepted 2 September 2015

Academic Editor: Janelle Wheat

Copyright © 2015 Chih-Jen Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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