Mindy Waizer

Social Habits, Cancer Type and Treatment Impact Increased Rates of Opioid Use

November 26, 2018

Patients who received chemotherapy, actively smoked and drank alcohol, and were diagnosed with head and neck cancer reported significantly higher rates of opiate use, according to study results presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2018 Palliative and Supportive Care Symposium.