Cancer Pain Quiz

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Robin Schoenthaler, MD

Robin Schoenthaler, MD (Oncology)

Board certified radiation oncologist with over 30 years experience treating cancer patients. Senior physician advisor for expert medical options in adult oncology. Published award-winning essayist on medical and health issues and more.

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Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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  • My body is in pain

  • Have whole body pain

  • Whole body hurts

  • Aches all over my body

  • Whole body pain

  • Easily tired

  • Fatigue that varies throughout the day

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Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is cancer pain?

Cancer pain occurs when cancer grows into or invades nearby bone and tissue. As the cancer expands, it can press on surrounding nerves, bones, and organs, causing pain. The tumor can also release chemicals that cause pain.

Symptoms of cancer pain

  • Pain across the entire body

  • History of cancer

  • Pain worsens or improves when I change my posture

  • Pain when pressing down on the abdomen

  • Fatigue

  • Abdominal pain

  • Abdominal pain that worsens after meals

  • Nausea or vomiting

Questions your doctor may ask to check for cancer pain

  • Do you have body-wide pain?

  • Have you ever had cancer?

  • Does your pain intensity change when you switch postures?

  • Does pressing on your stomach cause severe pain?

  • Do you feel you fatigued?

Treatment for cancer pain

There are many treatments for cancer pain and the patient should discuss their pain on a regular basis with their medical oncologist, palliative care doctor, or pain specialist. Treatments can range from over-the-counter pain relievers, to prescription pain relievers, to nerve pain drugs, to opioid-based prescription painkillers. Radiation can often relieve bone and nerve pain. Surgery is sometimes used. Sometimes devices can be placed in the spinal cord and elsewhere that directly change the way pain is felt. There are many modern options for cancer pain treatment.

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References

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    https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/10.2217/pmt-2018-0031

  • Fink RM, Gallagher E. Cancer Pain Assessment and Measurement. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2019 Jun;35(3):229-234. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2019.04.003. Epub 2019 Apr 26. PMID: 31036386.

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S074920811930035X?via%3Dihub

  • Neufeld NJ, Elnahal SM, Alvarez RH. Cancer pain: a review of epidemiology, clinical quality and value impact. Future Oncol. 2017 Apr;13(9):833-841. doi: 10.2217/fon-2016-0423. Epub 2016 Nov 23. PMID: 27875910.

    https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/10.2217/fon-2016-0423

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Reviewed By:

Robin Schoenthaler, MD

Robin Schoenthaler, MD (Oncology)

Board certified radiation oncologist with over 30 years experience treating cancer patients. Senior physician advisor for expert medical options in adult oncology. Published award-winning essayist on medical and health issues and more.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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