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Radiation therapy

Restoring moisture to the mouth

September 20, 2016
How a Texas A&M researcher is working to improve quality of life for cancer survivors

Ask the oncologist: What patients need to know about cancer

June 24, 2016
Beating cancer is a team effort

Applying technology from aerospace engineering to the human jaw

January 4, 2016

Ritesh Bhattacharjee was working as a dental oncologist in India when he met Raktim Bhattacharya, Ph.D., a Texas A&M associate professor in aerospace, electrical and computer engineering at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. In the course of their conversation, they discussed lockjaw—the inability to open the mouth widely—that resulted from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.