Opioids and cancer recurrence.

  • Rohit Juneja
  • Published 2014 in Current opinion in supportive and palliative care

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW With the majority of deaths from cancer because of their metastases, strategies to reduce this from occurring are at the forefront of treatment. It has been hypothesized that morphine may result in an increase in cancer metastases, following many in-vitro and animal studies, but the evidence from human retrospective data is inconclusive… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000056

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