Recent Pain Management Supportive Care News

Over Regulation of Opioids May Leave Cancer Patients in Pain (December 2, 2013)

A worldwide trend toward over-regulation of opioid-based painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl is leaving billions of cancer patients to suffer intolerable pain, according to the results of a study... Continue Reading

Antidepressant Cymbalta May Reduce Pain from Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (May 24, 2013)

The antidepressant Cymbalta® (duloxetine) appears to reduce the numbness and tingling associated with taxane or platinum-based chemotherapy, according to the results of a study published in the Journal... Continue Reading

Acupuncture Relieves Pain, Improves Functioning After Neck Surgery (April 29, 2010)

Acupuncture may reduce pain and improve functioning among patients with cancer who have undergone surgery to the neck, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.[1] As well,... Continue Reading

Onsolis Approved for Breakthrough Pain (July 28, 2009)

Onsolis (fentanyl buccal soluble film) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain.[1] Pain may be a side effect of cancer treatment or may... Continue Reading