CME/CE: Managing Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers

CME/CE: Managing Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers
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Judith A. Paice

Director, Cancer Pain Program
Research Professor, Medicine; Hematology Oncology Division
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has or has had no financial interests to report.

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Judith A. Paice (click to view)

Judith A. Paice

Director, Cancer Pain Program
Research Professor, Medicine; Hematology Oncology Division
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has or has had no financial interests to report.

A clinical practice guideline has been issued on the management of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors. Recommendations are provided for a full range of evidence-based strategies to safely and effectively treat persistent pain in this unique patient population.
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Readings & Resources (click to view)

Paice JA, Portenoy R, Lacchetti C, et al. Management of chronic pain in survivors of adult cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline. J Clin Onc. 2016 Jul 25 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2016/07/19/JCO.2016.68.5206.full.pdf+html.

van den Beuken-van Everdingen MH, Hochstenbach LM, Joosten EA, et al. Update on prevalence of pain in patients with cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016;51:1070-1090.

Green CR, Hart-Johnson T, Loeffler DR. Cancer-related chronic pain: examining quality of life in diverse cancer survivors. Cancer. 2011;117:1994-2003.

Portenoy RK, Ahmed E. Principles of opioid use in cancer pain. J Clin Oncol. 2014;32:1662-1670.

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