Cancer treatment: dealing with pain

Palliative - cancer pain

Cancer can sometimes cause pain. This pain can come from the cancer itself, or from the treatments for cancer.

Treating your pain should be part of your overall treatment for cancer. You have a right to receive treatment for cancer pain. There are many medicines and other treatments that can help. If you have any pain, be sure to talk with your health care provider about your options.

What Causes Pain

Why Treat Pain

Addiction Concerns

How to Talk About Pain

Types of Medicines for Pain

How to Take Pain Medicine

Other Treatments for Cancer Pain