pain

October 30, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO Staff

2018 National Cancer Opinion Survey: What Americans Think About Cancer Care

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Greg Guthrie

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.

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November 29, 2016
Scott Ling, MD

Can Acupuncture Help Relieve Cancer Pain and Other Side Effects?

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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.

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October 23, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Pain Management

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Although up to 95% of cancer-related pain can be successfully managed, not all people with cancer benefit from pain-relief strategies because they don’t talk with their health care team. Dr. Robert Twillman, a pain management specialist, explains why discussing pain is so important and gives tips for making the most of these conversations.

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