Opioid Use In Gynecologic Oncology In The Age Of The Opioid Epidemic: Part II – Balancing Safety & Accessibility

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

May 1, 2018

Last Updated Month/Year

January 10, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

This article addresses both the clinical and regulatory aspects of balancing opioid safety and accessibility for patients with gynecologic cancer.

Target Patient Population

Patients with gynecologic cancer

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Adolescent, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospice, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D010166 - Palliative Care, D065126 - Palliative Medicine, D000701 - Analgesics, Opioid, D010147 - Pain Measurement, D000080052 - Opioid Epidemic, D000076064 - Drug Misuse


palliative care, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid, opioid misuse