Marijuana has long carried a negative stigma, but thanks to recent studies confirming its ability to treat many afflictions, including chronic neuropathic pain, it is becoming more socially acceptable. In September the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy held their highly acclaimed 2016 FPN International Research Symposium, attended by some of the world’s […]
BAR HARBOR, ME – Recent research by Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., of the MDI Biological Laboratory identifying the underlying mechanisms of peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage, has raised the prospect that drug therapies can be developed for new neuropathy treatments. The research was published March 28 in the Proceedings of the […]
Guitar legend, Eric Clapton has told Classic Rock Magazine Peripheral Neuropathy makes playing guitar “hard work”. Clapton has had an unprecedented career including being ranked number 2 in a list of 100 greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone; 17 Grammy Awards; and the only musician to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times.
YOUR VOICE MATTERS – We have had an overwhelming response to our neuropathic pain survey, but we need more. If you haven’t already, please take our survey and help us prepare for the FDA meeting on Neuropathic Pain. Your answers can have a real affect on how the FDA treats […]
The most common of these is Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathy. But, a cancer survivor may also develop neuropathy as a result of the cancer itself; surgery to remove the cancer; or as a result of radiation treatments. It is important for a cancer patient to work closely with their Oncologist and […]
March, 2009 was the beginning of a harrowing journey that drastically changed my life. It was the month I was diagnosed with stage 3 (bordering on stage 4) colon cancer. After my surgery I began adjuvant chemotherapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is chemotherapy received after the cancer is surgically removed. The surgery […]