Cancer Related Pain

Chronic pain is often a consequence of cancer and can result from the cancer itself, medical tests, or treatment. If pain is not managed, it can worsen the physical, emotional, and psychological toll of the disease. This can weaken the body and impair the healing process, therefore, interfering with treatment. To meet the needs of people with cancer pain, physicians are using a variety of advanced techniques.

Treatments for Cancer Related Pain:

Tips for Managing Cancer Related Pain:

  • Educate yourself about the range of treatment options and complimentary techniques available
  • Communicate effectively with your physician by sharing information such as severity, location, frequency and duration of your pain
  • Create an interdisciplinary pain team
  • Monitor Your Progress
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