In this "Spotlight On" post, pelvic physical therapist Lucia Miller shares how her role in the cancer care team helps people with cancer restore the bladder, bowel, and sexual functions that may have been changed during cancer and its treatment.
Cannabidiol (CBD) has become a buzzword within the cancer community. But while some people with cancer have found CBD to be helpful in managing side effects, research does not yet support CBD’s use for cancer treatment. Here, find out what CBD is, how it is being studied in people with cancer, and whether it is safe, effective, and legal.
Oncology Massage, Pain, and Hospice Care: Research from the 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium
In this podcast, Dr. William Dale and Dr. Joe Rotella discuss new research from the 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium.
Cancer-Related Pain and Immunotherapy Side Effects: Research from the 2018 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium
Research highlights from the 2018 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium include an AI-based app that helps reduce the burden of cancer-related pain and an awareness that immunotherapy may cause more side effects than originally thought.
ASCO has released the results of its second National Cancer Opinion Survey. Learn how Americans view alternative treatments, which Americans worry most about paying for and getting cancer care, and whether Americans feel people with cancer should have access to opioids.
Opioid Use in Cancer Care and the Burden of Cancer-Related Costs: Research from the 2018 Quality Care Symposium
Research highlights from the meeting include new details on the use of opioids in cancer care and the burdens of the cost of care.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Judith A. Paice discusses the risks and benefits of using opioids for pain caused by cancer and its treatment.
Acupuncture continues to grow in popularity, but is this form of traditional Chinese medicine safe and effective during and after cancer treatment? Dr. Scott Ling writes about what it is and how it is used to manage symptoms for people with cancer.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about why individualized pain management is essential for a person’s quality of life and well-being.
Pain is often an everyday reality for people with cancer, but researchers are finding better ways to manage this symptom.