If you're wondering what it's like to receive targeted drug delivery for cancer pain management, these featured patient stories should help. Learn more about what it's like to go through the trial, receive the implant, and get back to daily living.
These are individual patient experiences. Not everyone responds to targeted drug delivery in the same way, and your experience may vary. To understand the benefits and risks of targeted drug delivery, please discuss them in detail with your physician.
Before his injury, Adolf loved to travel. After having the pain pump placed, his son arranged for the family to go on a cruise.
"The trip was possible because his cancer pain was regulated," [daughter] Irene says. "Otherwise, he never could have done it. My dad was just in too much pain. Now, we get to go about our lives."READ ADOLF’S STORY
"I was willing to try anything to get some quality of life back," Pepper recalls. "At that point in time I had been living with cancer for 12 years and I was worried about the assault of chemotherapy and oral medications on my kidneys, liver, and other organs. To me, the oral medications were as compromising as the pain itself."READ PEPPER’S STORY
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