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Pomalidomide is potentially a less painful alternative to options such as freezing and laser ablation, and it may have a lower rate of recurrence, but copays cost about $5000 for a month's supply.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

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I am a new-in-practice pain physician, having recently completed fellowship. I'm in an academic setting, but our center is looking for more experience with cancer pain management, and I didn't receive a ton of specific cancer pain management during fellowship. I'm wondering if you have any recommendations for specific cancer pain fellowships, or centers with really good exposure to cancer pain management? Thanks in advance!
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pain Medicine Source Type: forums
Conditions:   Breast Cancer Female;   Joint Pain Interventions:   Drug: Rhus toxicodendron 9 CH + Ruta graveolens 5 CH (Homeopathic Granules);   Other: paracetamol (drug analgesic class1) Sponsor:   Institut Jean-Godinot Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
According to this study, green spaces are restorative and boost attention, while viewing concrete worsens attention during tasks. Finding a forest therapy guide The Association of Nature and Forest Therapy trains and certifies forest therapy guides across the world. Guides help people forge a partnership with nature through a series of invitations that allow participants to become attentive to the forest, to deepen their relationship with nature, and allow the natural world to promote healing and well-being. Ultimately, guides support what the forests have to offer us, inviting participants into practices that deepen physi...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Exercise and Fitness Health Mental Health Stress Source Type: blogs
LUNG CANCER symptoms include difficulty breathing, headaches, and persistent chest pain. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you develop any of these unusual signs. Could you be at risk of lung cancer?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ConclusionSymptoms of polyneuropathy following adjuvant docetaxel and oxaliplatin persist 5  years after treatment and affect quality of life negatively.
Source: Cancer Medicine - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: TA is as acceptable and safe as cryotherapy in screen and treat setting. TA has the logistic advantages for the low-resourced settings as the machines are more portable, do not require costly refrigerant gas and battery-driven models are available. The cure rates for CIN 1+ lesions in our study were comparable between cryotherapy and TA. PMID: 32458647 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeComplementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common amongst cancer patients. However, there is growing concern about its safety and efficacy. Online crowdfunding campaigns represent a unique avenue to understand the cancer patient ’s perspective for using CAM or declining conventional cancer therapy (CCT).MethodsFive hundred GoFundMe campaigns from 2012 to 2019 detailing financial need for cancer treatment were randomly selected and reviewed for endorsement of CAM use, reasons for using CAM, and reasons for declining CCT. Descriptive statistics were used to compare patient and campaign character...
Source: Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractThe purpose of this pilot study was to determine whether photobiomodulation (PBM) might be effective for chemotherapy-induced palmo-plantar erythrodyesthesia (PPED), as it is for mucositis or radio dermatitis; no standard therapy exists for PPED. Patients were allocated to PBM or sham irradiation and were blindly assessed after 2 weeks. Pain and satisfaction with treatment were also evaluated. We found a significant benefit from PBM in comparison with sham treatment (p
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study can be considered original in the oncologic context, providing new information about the most frequent dental treatment needs among a large population of hospitalized cancer patients.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeThe purpose of this study was to evaluate patient-related attitudinal barriers and identify associated factors in Chinese cancer inpatients receiving opioids and to explore relationships between patient-related attitudinal barriers, analgesic adherence and pain relief.MethodsA cross-sectional study was conducted. A total of 146 participants completed face-to-face surveys, including information about demographics, the Barriers Questionnaire-Chinese (BQ-C), analgesic adherence, average pain and breakthrough pain in the past 24 h. The Mann-WhitneyU test and Kruskal-Wallis test were performed to test the differe...
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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