Multidisciplinary approach, continuous care and opioid management in cancer pain: case series and review of the literature

Giampiero Porzio, Andreia Capela, Raffaele Giusti, Francesca Lo Bianco, Mirella Moro, Giulio Ravoni, Katarzyna Zułtak-Baczkowska

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Original Research

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This narrative literature review emphasizes the value of providing all patients with multidisciplinary pain management in their preferred care setting. Real-life experiences are also reported to witness the efforts of physicians to properly manage cancer pain.

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High-rate breakthrough cancer pain and tumour characteristics – literature review and case series

Arturo Cuomo, Anastasios Boutis, Francesca Colonese, Davide Nocerino

Article Type

Review

Published

The aim of this narrative review is to explore the relationship between high-rate breakthrough cancer pain, which strongly impacts health-related quality of life and tumour characteristics, in the face of novel approaches that should provide guidance for future clinical practice.

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Relationship between breakthrough cancer pain, background cancer pain and analgesic treatment – case series and review of the literature

Chrysanthi Batistaki, Michal Graczyk, Marcin Janecki, Agata Anna Lewandowska, Rita Moutinho, Kiriaki Vagdatli

Article Type

Review

Published

The aim of this paper is to provide healthcare professionals involved in cancer pain management with a review of the relevant literature on the relationship between background cancer pain and breakthrough cancer
pain.

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Transdermal buprenorphine for pain management in children

Giorgio Attinà, Alberto Romano, Silvia Triarico, Stefano Mastrangelo, Palma Maurizi, Antonio Ruggiero

Article Type

Review

Published

This review aims to analyse the clinical advantages of transdermal buprenorphine in the paediatric population and the possible side effects registered in daily clinical practice.

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