Prescription Opioids Dispensed to Patients with Cancer with Bone Metastasis: 2011-2017

By Bonnie Tse July 23, 2021
Percentage of patients experiencing cancer with bone metastasis who had at least one day of prescription opioids in a calendar quarter: Q2 of 2011 to Q4 of 2017.

In the past decade, opioid prescribing in the United States has steadily decreased as federal and state officials implemented strict regulations on prescription opioids to address the opioid crisis.