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Both approaches may offer a nonpharmaceutical option to use instead of or alongside opioids pain medication.
By reducing pain, over-the-counter cannabis products may help patients think more clearly.
Cancer patients and providers share tips on discussing pain to inform symptoms and treatments, including for Black women with breast cancer.
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Palliative care specialists help patients find relief from pain, stress and treatment side effects.
Cancer patients who used cannabis had less pain, slept better and seemed to think more clearly.
Massage therapists who specializes in working with people who are dying or have an advanced form of cancer or other illness are rare.
NIH data are the first nationwide estimates on the incidence of new chronic pain and new high impact chronic pain.
Cancer patients were prescribed less opioids and had fewer hospital visits for pain in states that allow medical cannabis.
Chemotherapy-induced nerve damage is common among cancer patients and is difficult to treat.
Born of efforts to fight the nation’s overdose crisis, the guidance led to legal restrictions on doctors’ ability to prescribe painkillers...
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