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Cancer pain

Cancer pain: Introduction

Cancer pain: Cancer pain can accompany the growth of a tumor, the treatment of cancer, or chronic problems related to cancer's permanent effects on ... more about Cancer pain.

Cancer pain: Having cancer does not always mean having pain. For those with pain, there are many different kinds of medicines, ways to receive the medicine, and nonmedicine methods that can relieve the pain they may have. Pain must not be accepted as a normal part of having cancer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cancer pain is available below.

Symptoms of Cancer pain

  • Pain may produce physiological signs such as grimacing, rapid heart rate, sweating, and rapid breathing. Patients with pain lasting more than 3 months often do not display physiological signs and as a result, chronic pain often is under treated.
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Treatments for Cancer pain

  • Analgesic drug therapy
  • Non-opioid analgesics
  • Opioid analgesics
  • Adjuvant drugs
  • WHO three-step analgesic ladder
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Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Cancer pain:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Cancer pain?

Alternative Treatments for Cancer pain

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Cancer pain may include:

  • Arsenicum homeopathic remedy
  • Carcinosin homeopathic remedy
  • Apis homeopathic remedy
  • Cadmium sulph homeopathic remedy
  • Conium homeopathic remedy
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Cancer pain: Complications

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Causes of Cancer pain

  • A tumor that is putting pressure on a nerve
  • Infection
  • Chemotherapy/Radiation can be a source of pain due to side effects
  • Inflammation
  • Poor blood circulation because of blocked vessels
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Cancer pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Cancer pain: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cancer pain

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Cancer pain: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cancer pain

Medical research articles related to Cancer pain include:

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Cancer pain: Animations

Prognosis for Cancer pain

Prognosis for Cancer pain: provides temporary relief of pain

Research about Cancer pain

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Cancer pain: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Cancer pain

Cancer pain can accompany the growth of a tumor, the treatment of cancer, or chronic problems related to cancer's permanent effects on the body. Fortunately, most cancer pain can be treated to help minimize discomfort and stress to the patient. (Source: excerpt from Pain -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)


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