Following-up on the controversy about tighter restrictions on prescription pain medications, I wanted to share a practical example that hit close-to-home late last week. But first--if you have the time--here are several posts I ran about the pain med controversy last year: Move to limit pain med options may “hurt” cancer patients Ongoing use
Most of you understand how important pain management options are for myeloma patients. I know dozens of survivors (including me!) living with chronic and sometimes severe pain caused by lesion ravaged bones. Broken legs, shattered ribs, collapsing vertebrae are all common. So I'm always concerned when proposals are made to limit access to pain medication.