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Rush University Medical Center Presents Positive MuGard Clinical Data at the Oncology Nursing Society 38th Annual Congress
Date:4/29/2013

al outcomes.  These results are consistent with results presented from other clinical studies supporting MuGard's ability to provide significant clinical benefit in the management of oral mucositis."

Carrie Daly , MS, RN, APN, AOCN concluded her presentation commenting, "MuGard has been adopted as the standard of care for Radiation Therapy patients at Rush University Medical Center that are at risk of developing mucositis as a result of cancer therapy. MuGard proves to be a critical tool in treating and preventing oral mucositis in our cancer patient population. Patients that used MuGard and were compliant with patient instructions had a significant clinical benefit, with lower grades of oral mucositis, reduced pain, and reduced analgesic use and were able to stay better nourished and maintain their weight."

The "Outsmarting Oral Mucositis" presentation poster can be viewed by visiting the MuGard website homepage at www.MuGard.com.

About Carrie Daly , MS, RN, APN, AOCN:

Carrie is the Chief Nurse at Rush University Medical Center's Radiation Oncology department.  Daly has been a member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) for more than 20 years and a member of the Radiation Oncology Special Interest Group through ONS.  Having received excellence accolades like the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Nurse Excellence Award (2009) and ONS Excellence in Radiation Oncology Nursing (2005), Carrie goes above and beyond the normal standards of nursing practice.  Carrie is also a member of the Cancer Committee and Cancer Survivorship Committee at Rush University Medical Center.   

About ONS:

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of over 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to exce
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