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Progress in Palliative Care: Targeting the Pain of Chemotherapy

New progress, new hope in targeting the pain of chemotherapy; Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy has been one of the most difficult types of pain to target/treat.
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Targeted Patient Enrollment Reached In Phase IIb Clinical Trial For Epicept™ NP-1 In Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

EpiCept Corporation (Nasdaq and Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Exchange: EPCT) today announced that the targeted enrollment in a Phase IIb trial for EpiCept™ NP-1 in chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CPN) has been attained. The tria... Read Post

Cymbalta Helps Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Painful Peripheral Neuropathy

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

Antidepressant Cymbalta (duloxetine) has been found to relieve the symptoms of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, a painful tingling sensation many patients experience after undergoing chemotherapy. The researchers, from th... Read Post

Progress In Palliative Care, Targeting The Pain Of Chemotherapy

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Although oncologists have made great strides in many aspects of cancer treatment, one area that has remained very difficult to treat is peripheral neuropathy, namely pain that can be caused by the cancer or by its treatment. In thes... Read Post


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