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2022 May 01

Oncol Nurs Forum



Exploring Daily Salivary Cortisol Patterns as Biomarkers of Chronic Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Pain.


Knoerl R, Giobbie-Hurder A, Berfield J, Berry D, Meyerhardt J, Wright A, Ligibel J
Oncol Nurs Forum. 2022 May 01; 49(3):207-211.
PMID: 35446834.


Little is known about the biologic mechanisms of chronic chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) pain. The purpose of this secondary analysis was to explore salivary cortisol patterns among cancer survivors with chronic CIPN pain to provide preliminary data regarding the role of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulation in the pathophysiology of this condition.