Patterns of opioid use in commercially insured patients with cancer

CONCLUSIONS: Fewer than half of patients received opioids in the 2 years following cancer onset. Among users, we found a relatively small proportion of potentially problematic opioid use. Further research is warranted to assess the adequacy of cancer pain treatment and determinants of high-risk opioid use.PMID:35546583 | DOI:10.37765/ajmc.2022.89141
Source: The American Journal of Managed Care - Category: Health Management Authors: Source Type: research