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Opioids & Acute Care Use in Cancer

This study aims to understand temporal trends in opioid utilization and to clarify the clinical appropriateness of opioid prescribing changes by examining trends in emergency department visits for cancer-related pain. In addition, we aim to describe time trends in rates of opioid use disorder and opioid overdose among cancer survivors.

Funding source: American Cancer Society

Principal Investigator: Vikram Jairam