Valerie's Treatment

Leukemia is unpredictable

My psychologist helped

I don't like using narcotics

Relief with massage

Fear of tolerance

Complementary medicine

It's more under control

Panic from pain

Valerie's Treatment

Valerie wanted pain relief but did not like all the side-effects of the drugs. Finding a new physician who was open to complementary medicine helped her gain greater pain control and a new assurance that not only would her reports of pain be believed but also that the pain would be eased.

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