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. Learn more about the following topics:
Pain can come from the tumor itself, the cancer treatment, or other medical conditions. Discussing your pain with your health care team will help them find the best way to manage it.
Relieving side effects, including pain, is an important part of cancer care and treatment. Learn more about options for treating pain with medication.
Medication often plays an important role in relieving pain related to cancer and its treatment. But there are several medication-free self-care and support options.