Cancer and Drugs

Getting the news that you have cancer can be really hard. You probably feel confused, angry, and overwhelmed with questions.  Your emotional and physical pain may cause you to want to turn to a drug you’ve never taken before, return to a drug you used to take or cause you to continue using a drug that you’ve been taking. While you may want to give in to drugs for relief or escape, it’s important that you stay as healthy as possible during this time and avoid drug use.  Below are some of the most common questions our patients ask about using drugs while undergoing cancer treatment.