Cancer Pain Quiz

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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is cancer pain?

Cancer pain can occur as cancer grows into or destroys surrounding bone and tissue. As the cancer grows, it can press on surrounding nerves, bones and organs which can cause pain. The tumor can also release chemicals that can cause pain.

Symptoms of cancer pain

  • History of cancer

  • Pain worsens or improves when I change my posture

  • Fatigue

  • Pain across the entire body

  • Abdominal pain

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Loss of appetite

  • Pain when pressing down on the abdomen

Questions your doctor may ask to check for cancer pain

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose cancer pain

  • Have you ever been diagnosed with cancer?

  • Does the intensity of your pain change with your posture?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

  • Do you have pain all over the body?

  • Do you have abdominal pain (stomach ache)?

Treatment for cancer pain

Several treatments are available for cancer pain, they include over-the-counter pain relievers, opioid-based prescription painkillers, alternative therapies and home remedies.

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Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

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Kameda Medical Center, Japan

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Yu Shirai, MD


Yotsuya Yui Clinic, Japan

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

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Rohini R, MD

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National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

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