Neuropathy

Methadone May Be Superior to Fentanyl for Neuropathic Pain

Methadone May Be Superior to Fentanyl for Neuropathic Pain

Methadone appears to be superior to fentanyl for the treatment of neuropathic pain in patients with head and neck cancer.

Questionnaire Helps to Determine Chemo-induced Neuropathy Grade in Patients With Myeloma

Questionnaire Helps to Determine Chemo-induced Neuropathy Grade in Patients With Myeloma

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The Indication for CTC ICPNQ is a valid instrument to distinguish the highest chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy CTC grades from the lower CTC grades required to inform dose modification of chemotherapy decisions in clinical practice.

Duloxetine reduces pain from chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

Duloxetine reduces pain from chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

A study has found that duloxetine effectively decreases pain for patients with chemotherapy-related peripheral neuropathy, especially for those who received the drug as initial treatment.

Managing peripheral neuropathy

Managing peripheral neuropathy

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What can be done to decrease the severity of peripheral neuropathy experienced by patients receiving chemotherapy?

ONS Connections: Pediatric vincristine-induced peripheral neuropathy reliably and validly assessed

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A composite measure assessed peripheral neuropathy induced by vincristine reliably and with validity.

Neurocognitive Deficits Seen in Survivors of Pediatric Hodgkin's

Neurocognitive Deficits Seen in Survivors of Pediatric Hodgkin's

Neurocognitive impairment seems to occur in the presence of cardiopulmonary dysfunction.

Colorectal cancer drug linked with nerve damage

Oxaliplatin, which has become the standard of care in advanced colorectal cancer, appears to cause nerve damage that may be permanent and worsens even months after treatment ends.

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