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Charles von Gunten, MD, PhD, on Protecting Opioid Access for Patients in Need

2018 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium

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Charles von Gunten, MD, PhD, of OhioHealth, discusses the critical need for opioids to manage cancer pain as well as the myth of addiction, which may impede best care.



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