Progressive Activity-Based Rehabilitation in Veteran Cancer Survivors with Chronic Pain
Alice S. Ryan
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December 2018 -
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Veterans are at a higher risk for lung cancer and so early detection, treatment, and symptom management are critical. Treatment for lung cancer in those with early stage local disease includes surgery and chemotherapy. However, persistent or chronic neuropathic pain, either post-thoracotomy persistent pain (PTPP) or chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) occurs in a majority of patients. Thus, not only is this neuropathic pain widespread; there is no way to prevent its development, an...