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New lab helps UNM researchers tackle chronic pain

New lab helps UNM researchers tackle chronic pain

By Michael Haederle | December 29, 2015
Every creature with a nervous system experiences discomfort from time to time – but severe chronic pain presents a special kind of suffering. A multidisciplinary team of UNM researchers is tackling this problem with the help of a new, state-of-the-art laboratory that will help them pinpoint how the nervous system responds to potential therapies.
UNM cancer physician helps ease the pain for cancer survivors

UNM cancer physician helps ease the pain for cancer survivors

By Michele Sequeira | June 23, 2014
Cancer survival can mean a new lease on life. But it can also mean chronic pain that in some cases is so severe, it prevents survivors from enjoying the life they fought so hard to preserve Fortunately, there are ways cancer survivors can find relief, says Esmé Finlay, MD, a University of New Mexico Cancer Center physician. She was among the authors of an article published this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology titled "Pain in Cancer Survivors."