Managed Care

Balanced Approach Needed for Cancer Pain

Morphine and oxycodone are both used to deal with pain in cancer patients. But which works best? A study in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management concludes that there is “no difference between analgesic response or adverse reactions to oral morphine and oxycodone when used as first- or second-line opioid. These data provide evidence to support opioid switching to improve outcomes.”


Medical Devices Summit Boston, MA February 19–20, 2015
3rd Annual Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement Philadelphia, PA March 9–10, 2015
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