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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.
Get outside, grow a garden or get comfy.
This team-based approach can ease symptoms and improve quality of life for anyone living with cancer at any stage.
People who use cannabis experience the same pain intensity as those who don’t.
Acupuncture has been shown to relieve cancer-related insomnia.
Non-opioid treatments and complementary approaches can help, but don’t fear using opioids when they are needed.
Nine grants will enable researchers to study CBD and other components of marijuana.
Liem Quang Le, DAOM, is an acupuncturist in the Integrative Medicine Department at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.
The field of pain management has much to offer besides drugs...
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