Pain Control, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323610568, 9780323610575

Pain Control, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America , Volume 32-3

1st Edition

Authors: Janet Abrahm
eBook ISBN: 9780323610575
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323610568
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 10th May 2018

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Table of Contents


Preface: Pain, a Complex Challenge

Complex Cancer Pain Assessment

Cancer Pain Syndromes  

Safe Opioid Use: Management of Opioid-Related Adverse Effects and Aberrant Behaviors 

Methadone: Maximizing Safety and Efficacy for Pain Control in Patients with Cancer

Cancer-Related Neuropathic Pain: Review and Selective Topics

Interventional Anesthetic Methods for Pain in Hematology/Oncology Patients

Mechanisms of, and Adjuvants for, Bone Pain

Radiation for Treatment of Painful Bone Metastases

Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches to Pain Management

Psychological Treatment

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Hematology and Oncology Patients with Pain

Spiritual Considerations  

Oncology Acupuncture for Chronic Pain in Cancer Survivors: A Reflection on the

American Society of Clinical Oncology Chronic Pain Guideline 

Key Components of Pain Management for Children and Adults with Sickle Cell Disease 

Pain Syndromes and Management in Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation


This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics, edited by Dr. Janet Abrahm, focuses on Pain Control. Topics include, but are not limited to, Complex pain assessment; Evidence-based non-pharmacologic therapies; Non-opioid pharmacologic therapies; Opioid caveats, newer agents, and prevention/management of side effects and of aberrant use; Cancer pain syndromes; Agents for neuropathic pain RX; Mechanism of and Adjuvants for bone pain; Interventional anesthetic methods; Radiation therapy methods; Rehabilitation methods; Psychological treatment; Spiritual considerations; Pain in patients with SS diseases; and Pain in HSCT patients.


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About the Authors

Janet Abrahm Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Chief, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston Massachusetts