Pain

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:

ASCOanswers Managing Cancer-Related Pain24th Annual Communicator Awards: Distinction, PrintDownload ASCO’s free booklet, Managing Cancer-Related Pain in English and in Spanish. This 36-page printable PDF provides information about the importance of pain relief, including its causes, how it is diagnosed, and types of pain-relief strategies. It also includes a pain tracking sheet to help patients record how pain affects them. Order printed copies of the booklet in English from the ASCO University Bookstore.