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Along with exacerbating existing health problems, the COVID-19 pandemic has also caused a host of new medical issues in patients.
I officially reached the five-year mark of my breast cancer surgery and was flooded with memories on the days leading up to my surgery day.
Steven Crocker works to be an example for others who may be facing testicular cancer.
So much happened in the first few weeks of the New Year that I can’t even write sufficiently about it. Then I fell really hard. Rest time!
David J. Copenhaver, MD, MPH, is director of the cancer pain management program at the University of California, Davis.
People who received this form of radiation therapy for spinal metastases were pain-free up to 6 months after treatment.
This technique can relieve pain related to osteoid osteoma.
Those who experience high levels of pain are more likely to have their cancer metastasize to the neck’s lymph nodes.
“It appears that oncologists are not prescribing opioids as much as they did previously."
I do not fear death. But like most of us, I fear great suffering.
Wellspring Global provides free content from stress management and wellness experts at more than a dozen cancer centers.
If you are experiencing back pain in conjunction with other symptoms, contact your primary health doctor.
The one thing I keep coming back to lately is how important quality sleep is—especially during a pandemic.
One positive note about the report is the omission of any discussion of metastasis to the spine.
People who use cannabis experience the same pain intensity as those who don’t.
Non-opioid treatments and complementary approaches can help, but don’t fear using opioids when they are needed.
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