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Medscape: Cancer Pain Control App Could Benefit Palliative Care Patients

November 23, 2018 | By CAPC Staff

A smartphone application powered by artificial intelligence (AI) for monitoring and managing pain in patients with advanced cancer has the potential to provide access to palliative care for the entire aging population, say experts.

A randomized trial showed that the app, which uses clinical algorithms, was instrumental in decreasing pain by 20% and pain-related hospitalization by 69% in patients with metastatic, solid-organ cancer compared to control patients. To read more, click here.

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