Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go: Cancer Pain and Opioid Use Disorder
Authors Daniel C. McFarland, DO, and Kirk Harris, MD, spoke with CancerNetwork® about their manuscript on cancer pain’s relationship with opioid use disorder that was recently published in the journal ONCOLOGY®.
Cancer Pain and Opioid Use Disorder
Investigators support individualized approaches and compassionate care to minimize nonmedical opioid use and opioid use disorder in patients with cancer pain.
Decisional Capacity Determination in Patients With Cancer
Experts discuss the process of assessing decision-making capacity in patients with cancer.
Personality Disorders in Patients with Cancer
Personality disorders become exacerbated under stressful cancer-related situations and may lead to adverse consequences and outcomes.
Suicide in Patients With Cancer: Identifying the Risk Factors
This article reviews the prevalence of suicide in patients with cancer, risk factors, related conditions, and interventions to identify and treat suicidal patients.
Dr. Daniel McFarland on Building Programs to Prevent Burnout and Suicide in Oncology Providers
Cancer Network spoke with Daniel McFarland, DO, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, about building programs to prevent burnout and suicide in oncology providers.
Diving Deeper Into the Relationship Between Inflammation and Depression in Lung Cancer
In this video, Dr. McFarland of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center spoke with Cancer Network at ASCO 2019 about depression in lung cancer and dopamine as potential therapy.
A Tribute to Jimmie C. Holland, MD
Long-time ONCOLOGY contributor Jimmie C. Holland, MD, a founder of the field of psycho-oncology, who worked as a powerful and effective clinician and researcher up until the very end, passed away on Christmas Eve of 2017.
Managing Depression in Patients With Cancer
The diagnosis and treatment of depression in the cancer setting can improve patients’ quality of life, their adherence to therapy recommendations, and the illness experience, all of which may affect survival outcomes.
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