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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Acute, Chronic and Breakthrough Pain
  • Words To Describe Cancer Pain to Your Health Care Team
  • Barriers to Pain Management
  • Medications to Treat Cancer Pain
  • Coping with Side Effects of Pain Management: Constipation, Sleepiness, Nausea
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Nessa Coyle, NP, PhD
Consultant – Oncology, Pain and Palliative Care
Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Accreditation Surveyor American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Oncology, Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Danielle L. Baham, MS, RD, LD
Senior Clinical Dietitian, Department of Clinical Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Glenn Meuche, MSW
Oncology Social Work Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 21, 2014.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.