This patient summary on pain is adapted from the summary written for health
professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information about
cancer treatment, screening, prevention, supportive care, and ongoing clinical
trials is available from the National Cancer Institute. Pain associated with
cancer can be controlled in most patients but is frequently undertreated. This
brief summary describes the management of cancer pain with the use of
medication, physical methods, and psychological intervention.
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