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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Strategies for Effectively Managing Cancer-Related Pain

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Strategies for Effectively Managing Cancer-Related Pain

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: ONLINE (Zoom)
RSVP: programs@cancersupportvvsb.org or 805-379-4777

Workshop Description:

This workshop will center on essential strategies for effectively managing cancer-related pain. We’ll delve into the diverse array of medications employed for various pain syndromes, differentiating between those used for tumor-related pain, neuropathy stemming from chemotherapy, post-operative pain, and radiation-induced pain. Additionally, we’ll explore the compatibility of different medications, the potential benefits of medical cannabinoids, techniques for incorporating supplements and complementary therapies into your pain management plan, and strategies for mitigating side effects like opioid-induced constipation.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Sandra Sacks is a board-certified pain management physician with UCLA Health who specializes in cancer pain. She has a special focus in multimodal medical management and minimally-invasive interventions to address the complex nature of cancer pain. Her goal is to treat the whole person and advocates for an interdisciplinary team approach to minimize symptom burden and improve the quality of lives of cancer patients.





April 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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