pain

March 31, 2021
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Pelvic Physical Therapists in Cancer Care

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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.

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September 22, 2020
ASCO Staff

Is CBD Safe for People With Cancer?

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ASCO.Staff

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.

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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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August 29, 2017
Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN

Benefits and Risks of Opioids in Cancer Care

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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.

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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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