Cause of and Pain Relief for Cancer Patients

Posted by in cancer pain, cancer pain, Research

Pain Relief is important for cancer patients because metastatic bone pain is the single most common form of cancer pain and cancer induced bone pain (CIBP) accounts for 30 to 50 percent of cancer pain and for 75 to 90 percent of all late stage cancer patients. In a new study reported in the journal Pain researchers reported discovering a key molecular pathway that drives cancer related bone pain and a potential solution. In previous work the...

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Can Ultrasound Reduce Cancer Pain?

Posted by in alternative cancer treatments, Blog, cancer, cancer pain

A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute concluded that a new phase III Clinical trial shows that non-invasive magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound treatment that heats the cancer within the bone, relieves pain and improves function for most patients. When cancer progresses and spreads to the bone patients often experience debilitating pain  Although previously used for treatment of women with uterine...

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