Impacts of the Opioid Crisis and Optimal Opioid Prescribing Practices by Medical Oncologist for Patients Receiving Active Treatment for Cancer

In this mixed-methods study, Drs. Schenker and Sabik seek a deeper understanding of opioid use and the impact of the opioid crisis to inform ongoing initiatives addressing access barriers and potential opioid-related harms among oncology patients.

(Funding Source: NIH/NCI/UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Development Funds)

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This Is a Different Patient Population: Opioid Prescribing Challenges for Patients With Cancer-Related Pain