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Utilization and spending trends for pain medications among cancer survivors in the United States: Results from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

  • At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: PENM, Jonathan (University of Cincinnati, James L Winkle College of Pharmacy, Cincinnati, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Amarsinh Desai:James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States|Christina Kelton:Carl H. Lindner College of Business,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States|Jill Boone:James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States|Teresa Cavanaugh:James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States|Alex Lin:James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States|Jonathan Penm:James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States|Pamela Heaton:James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati,United States
  • Abstract:

    Cancer pain, either tumor-related or treatment-related, is common among cancer survivors. 

    Data were obtained from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) annually from 2008-2013. Cancer survivors, excluding survivors of nonmelanoma skin cancer, were extracted for analysis. 

    Out of 23.4 million cancer survivors in 2008, 40.8% took pain

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Last update 4 October 2019

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