This scorecard evaluates balance between needed access to pain medication for cancer patients and efforts to reduce misuse and abuse of pain medications.
ACS CAN Comments on Proposed CDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline
October 1, 2015
ACS was invited to review a draft version of a CDC guideline on the use of opioids for chronic pain. This letter summarizes ACS CAN's concerns with the draft guideline and requests that the proposal be withdrawn.