Cancer and substance use disorders: Learning to navigate both diseases simultaneously
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Assessing risk of addiction in cancer patients has been viewed as unnecessary in the past. Cancer patients are not immune to the opioid epidemic. The lack of training for cancer clinicians to be able to properly assess their patients for risk of addictions is placing a strain on patient care.
45th Biennial Convention 2019 Theme: Connect. Collaborate. Catalyze.
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Substance Use Disorders;
Risk of Addiction;
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|Location||Washington, DC, USA|
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