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Breaking Through Breakthrough Cancer Pain - Pharmacy Times



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Breaking Through Breakthrough Cancer Pain 
Pharmacy Times
Breakthrough pain (BTP) estimates vary, but as many as 50% of patients diagnosed with cancer and chronic pain have pain levels that are not adequately controlled.2 BTP, specifically breakthrough cancer pain (BTcP), creates multiple burdens on patients ...

 


Guide Health: The new opioid therapy - Country Guide



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Guide Health: The new opioid therapy 
Country Guide
In May 2017, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published new opioid therapy recommendations for chronic non-cancer pain. (The recommendations do not apply to acute pain, such as a broken bone or after surgery, and they do not apply to pain ...

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Akron woman fights breast cancer on Facebook - WKYC-TV



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Akron woman fights breast cancer on Facebook 
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COPLEY - When Laura Allio learned she was facing breast cancer at 32, she decided her pain had to have a purpose. ?When I was going online and talking to other people, I felt as if, people sugar coated, 'What was chemotherapy like?' 'What was the ...

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Friends rally in support of G. Val in cancer fight - Ashland Daily Tidings



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Friends rally in support of G. Val in cancer fight 
Ashland Daily Tidings
He did it. Despite cancer, despite pain, despite the toll the disease was taking on him. He continued to fight and to perform. But cancer is patient. And insidious. And it would not allow him to perform the next night. Or the night after that. Or any ...

 


Olivia Newton-John Uses Medical Cannabis to Help with Her Cancer Pain - SELF



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Olivia Newton-John Uses Medical Cannabis to Help with Her Cancer Pain 
SELF
Earlier this year, singer and actress Olivia Newton-John, revealed that her breast cancer had returned more than 20 years after her original diagnosis. And in a recent interview with Australia's 60 Minutes, she opened up about the details of her pain ...
Olivia Newton-John on her second fight with cancer: 'I can do it again' Today.com
Olivia Newton-John opens up about her breast cancer recurrence Today.com

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Barry Dubois reveals immense challenge of cancer return - Daily Telegraph



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Barry Dubois reveals immense challenge of cancer return 
Daily Telegraph
In 2010, Dubois was first diagnosed with plasmacytoma myeloma, a cancer of the immune system that attacks healthy bone marrow. For years he had bimonthly blood tests but then he got complacent. A pain in his ribs five months ago saw him check in with ...

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Clearing the air - The Globe and Mail



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Clearing the air 
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In a lab at the University of Nottingham in England, brain-cancer specialist Richard Grundy is growing cells from children's brain tumours to see if cannabidiol ? a compound in marijuana ? can kill them. Brain-tumour cells rarely thrive outside the ...

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Cancer and Pain: Opportunities to Optimize Patient Care - Pharmacy Times



Cancer and Pain: Opportunities to Optimize Patient Care 
Pharmacy Times
The lifetime probability of developing cancer is 38% for women and 42% for men, which translates into millions of individuals who need the latest information on this disease, as well as compassionate care and counseling. In 2016 alone, an estimated 1.6 ...

 


Non-physical factors lead to 60% pain in cancer patients: AIIMS - The Indian Express



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Non-physical factors lead to 60% pain in cancer patients: AIIMS 
The Indian Express
"The study reveals that all factors such as physical, social, spiritual and psychological pain should be considered while treating cancer pain in palliative care patients,? said Dr Sushma Bhatnagar, Head, Department of Onco-Anaesthesia, Pain and ...

 


Getting on cancer's nerves: A surprising way to thwart tumours - New Scientist



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Getting on cancer's nerves: A surprising way to thwart tumours 
New Scientist
DAVID MARTINEZ lives with excruciating pain. He has pancreatitis, a condition in which the pancreas becomes severely inflamed. Over the past five months, he has received three injections of a local anaesthetic into nerves in his abdomen to help ease ...