Opioids and the Management of Cancer Pain

Opioids and the Management of Cancer Pain
Host: Society for Behavioral Medicine
Guests: Dr. Hailey Bulls, Dr. Lauren Heathcote, Liz Johnson, Dr. Robert Knoerl, Dr. Judith Paice, and Megan-Claire Chase 
Date: November 18, 2020, 3:00 pm ET

  1. What is unique about the experience of cancer pain? How is it different from other pain?
  2. What gaps exist in cancer pain research and/or clinical care of cancer pain?
  3. What are the barriers to providing opioids to patients with cancer pain?
  4. What interventions could improve access/use of opioids for patients with cancer pain?
  5. What non-pharmacologic methods are effective for cancer-related pain?