Peripheral Neuropathy


Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

This National Cancer Institute articles provides an understanding and advice for this symptom that frequently accompanies the long term use of breast cancer chemotherapy medications such as Paclitaxel ( Taxol), among other medications.  Read this artice to gain better understanding of this problem that is troubling to many Survivors.

Peripheral Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy

This article published by the American Cancer Society gives a straightforward explanation of peripheral neuropathy with practical considerations for living with this side effect of chemotherapy.

Peripheral Neuropathy- Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

This brief article is from the Mayo Clinic's patient information website.

What are The Treatments For Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy?

This article from the Livestrong Foundation offers practical information on managing peripheral neuropathy.

Glutamine and Peripheral Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy

Glutamine is a simple amino acid, or a simple building block component of proteins.  Some persons have found that L-glutamine has improved their peripheral neuropathy symptoms.  Read more in this link here.

American Society of Clinical Oncology Releases First Guideline on Survivorship Care: Peripheral Neuropathy, Fatigue, and Anxiety/Depression

This news article in the Oncologists' news source, The Oncology Times, 4/18/14, provides key guidelines for the prevention and treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

Pain in Cancer Survivors

This article, in the leading cancer journal, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 32, # 16, pp. 1739-1747, 6/1/14, first author: Glare, Paul A., is a summary of knowledge about Peripheral Neuropathy and other aspects of cancer survivor sources of pain.  Read more here:

Lessons Learned: Peripheral Neuropathy with Cancer

CURE Magazine, Summer, 2014, volume 13,# 2 features an extensive group of articles to help understand why Peripheral Neuropathy is so common and how to manage with it.

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Accupuncture Treatment for Cancer Pain and Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Read this Integrative Medicine article about the role of accupuncture published in the ASCO Post, 11/15/14.