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Cancer neuropathic pain 

Cancer neuropathic pain
Cancer neuropathic pain

Fliss E. Murtagh

and Irene J. Higginson

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date: 03 March 2021

Around a third of cancer pains may have a neuropathic component and mixed pathology is more usual than pure neuropathic pain

Compression and infiltration of nerves by tumour are the most common causes

Treatment-induced damage (chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, radiation plexitis, surgical trauma) and paraneoplastic syndromes are less common causes...

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