In this podcast, Dr. Richard T. Lee and Dr. Jun Mao discuss what people with cancer should know about using integrative therapies, also called complementary therapies, to manage cancer-related pain, including what these therapies are and the different types of pain they can help with.
In this post, nurse practitioner Jennifer Jacky and Dr. Cristina Rodriguez discuss what people with cancer should know about taking opioids for cancer-related pain, including why opioids might be recommended and common concerns people have around taking opioids.
What Caregivers Should Know About End-of-Life Care Issues for People With Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
In this post, Dr. Cristina Rodriguez and Dr. Natalie Uy describe what to know about caring for a loved one with advanced head and neck cancer toward the end of life, including the challenges unique to people with this type of cancer and how to get help.
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.
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.
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.