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Cancer Related Pain: An Overview 

Cancer Related Pain: An Overview
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Cancer Related Pain: An Overview
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David C. Leopold

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199315246.003.0049
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date: 26 October 2020

Pain affects the majority of those treated for cancer, especially advanced cases. Less than half of patients with cancer pain will be provided adequate pain relief. Pain in those with cancer typically co-exists with other issues such as depression and fatigue which can significantly affect quality of life and survival.

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