« Previous Page
Cancer pain may be caused by cancer or by medical procedures used to diagnose or treat the cancer, like radiation or surgery.
There are many ways to treat cancer pain. Tell your doctor about your pain. Getting it treated can improve your quality of life at every stage of the disease.
Cancer pain can be controlled in almost every case. You may not be pain-free, but the pain can usually be kept at a level you can bear.
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2017 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.