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Paice on Current Pain Management for Breast Cancer

Judith Paice, PhD, RN
Published: Thursday, Sep 14, 2017



Judith Paice, PhD, RN, director of the Cancer Pain Program, Division of Hematology-Oncology, and research professor of Medicine, Northwestern University, discusses the pain management for patients with breast cancer.

Cancer pain management has become complicated by the opioid misuse epidemic, explains Paice. As a result, patients can be fearful of taking pain medications and clinicians, similarly, can be fearful of prescribing these medicines.

There is misinformation that needs to be clarified, discusses Paice. Clinicians need to assess a patient


Judith Paice, PhD, RN, director of the Cancer Pain Program, Division of Hematology-Oncology, and research professor of Medicine, Northwestern University, discusses the pain management for patients with breast cancer.

Cancer pain management has become complicated by the opioid misuse epidemic, explains Paice. As a result, patients can be fearful of taking pain medications and clinicians, similarly, can be fearful of prescribing these medicines.

There is misinformation that needs to be clarified, discusses Paice. Clinicians need to assess a patient

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