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Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Jul;78(7):449-64. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.78a.10054.

Managing cancer pain: frequently asked questions.

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  • 1Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. lagmanr@ccf.org

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  • Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Dec;78(12):787.


For a variety of reasons, cancer pain is often undertreated, adversely affecting the quality of life for patients and caregivers. To manage cancer pain effectively, physicians need to understand its pathogenesis, how to assess it, how to treat it, and, in particular, how to optimize opioid treatment. We discuss common questions faced by physicians in everyday practice.

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