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About Glia, Schwann cells and pain

The mechanisms relating to the development of post herpetic neuralgia (PHN) or zoster pain remain uncertain and many different factors are involved. 

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Paclitaxel and long-lasting sensory neuropathy

Paclitaxel is an effective chemotherapeutic agent that is widely used for the treatment of several cancers, including breast and ovarium cancer. However, it induces disabling and potentially long-lasting sensory neuropathy.