Managing pain during cancer

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US website Cancer.Net has a range of resources for young adults with cancer, including pain management information.

Many patients and survivors experience pain during and after cancer treatment. It may help to know that cancer pain can be treated successfully for most patients. But it is important to focus on managing pain during all phases of cancer treatment and into survivorship. This website offers information on the following topics:

In their Young Adults with Cancer Series, Cancer.Net also have videos from health professionals discussing the common side effects of pain and howto manage it.

“For most patients dealing with cancer pain, we can help a lot, through medications and non-medical kinds of treatments, in managing the pain. And we can help you get back to a normal life again”

– Julie Gralow, MD; Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer Advisor has a range of resources on pain management but we’re always looking for more content. Leave a comment below, share your own story or recommend a resource.

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