About Cancer Pain

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Abstract:

This three-page handout educates people about pain associated with cancer. It describes how pain can make a person with cancer feel, and ways that it can cause problems. It discusses different reasons those with cancer may experience pain, and outlines treatment options. The document identifies ways cancer patients can communicate with their doctor or nurse about their pain, providing a list of things they should tell their health care team, questions they can ask, and information they should know about pain control. It includes American Cancer Society contacts for more information.

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Author(s):
American Cancer Society
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Cancer pain, Neoplasms, Pain management
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
11/17/2015
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