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Warring Khushwinder, 59, an engineer and a member of the Sikh faith, lives in Orangevale, California. He had multiple myeloma.
Over four years, 9% of cancer patients used marijuana compared with 14% of people who didn’t have cancer, finds a national study.
The comedian’s history of addiction and suicidality factored into her approach to pain relief after lung cancer surgery.
I have been incredibly fortunate to be on a medication for six years and nine months with no growth until recently.
A new study has found a sharp decline in opioid access among terminal cancer patients in recent years.
The need for better pain management for cancer survivors is urgent.
Acupuncture was associated with a steeper and more sustained reduction in chronic pain for cancer survivors than pain medications.
Most doctors don’t follow current rehab guidelines.
David J. Copenhaver, MD, MPH, is director of the cancer pain management program at the University of California, Davis.
The ways people respond to cancer can sometimes be complex, and often, awesome.
I chose this song because I believe it captures the struggle to remain hopeful and to keep going under unbearable burdens.
“It appears that oncologists are not prescribing opioids as much as they did previously."
One of the reasons that I’m so reluctant to get on prescription medications stems from what my mother went through near the end of her life.
This team-based approach can ease symptoms and improve quality of life for anyone living with cancer at any stage.
Get outside, grow a garden or get comfy.
People who use cannabis experience the same pain intensity as those who don’t.
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