Archive for the ‘Cancer Pain’ Category

Acupuncture for Cancer-Induced Bone Pain?

Bone pain is the most common type of pain in cancer. Bony metastases are common in advanced cancers, particularly in multiple myeloma, breast, prostate or lung cancer. Current pain-relieving strategies include the use of opioid-based analgesia, bisphosphonates and radiotherapy. Although patients experience some pain relief, these interventions may produce unacceptable side-effects which inevitably affect the […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Cancer Pain

Wang Jy, Xu L, Zhing Rx, Lao Lx. Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao. 2011; 9(2): 129-34. Abstract: Pain is one of the common symptoms of cancer which seriously affects the quality of life of the patients. Cancer pain is mainly treated with the three-step method, biological therapy or nerve block therapy based on […]