Cancer Pain Feature Archive

Calmare: A Potential Option for Neuropathic Cancer Pain

Calmare: A Potential Option for Neuropathic Cancer Pain

Calmare therapy may be an effective option for treating cancer-related neuropathic pain.

Scientists Call for Standardized Reporting of Opioid Side Effects

Scientists Call for Standardized Reporting of Opioid Side Effects

Although opioid-related side effects are common among cancer patients treated for pain, wide heterogeneity among study outcome measures precludes formulation of specific drug profiles

Several Considerations When Prescribing Opioids For Patients With Cancer

Several Considerations When Prescribing Opioids For Patients With Cancer

There are key factors to consider when determining the best treatment strategy for pain in patients with cancer.

Long-Term Cancer Pain and Endocrinopathy

Long-Term Cancer Pain and Endocrinopathy

Long-term pain requires a holistic approach that includes nonpharmacologic measures along with opioids.

Cannabinoids May Provide Pain Relief in Oral Cancer

Cannabinoids May Provide Pain Relief in Oral Cancer

Oral malignancies can be associated with increased pain, but current research suggests that a cannabis-based medication may reduce this morbidity.

What You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

What You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

Federal criminalization of the drug—most commonly used in the treatment
 of HIV, pain and glaucoma—has limited research into its effectiveness.

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