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Diffuse cancer pain in lower half of body 

Diffuse cancer pain in lower half of body
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Diffuse cancer pain in lower half of body
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Kate Marley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199661626.003.0009
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date: 18 June 2021

In this chapter a complex case of refractory pain is considered in a patient with advanced cancer, which illustrates the challenges of balancing benefits and burdens of different treatment strategies. This case highlights the advantages of joint working between pain, palliative care, oncology, and neurosurgical teams to achieve the most favourable outcome for the patient.

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