Facts suggest that as much as one-third of the patients that are being treated for cancer or a possible tumor are experiencing unrelieved pain. The duration and life span of the pain can vary, with small pain sessions found among some and long lasting symptoms among others.
There are three major causes of cancer related pain, they are:
- Resulting from the tumor, as it presses on a bone, a nerve or any other organ,
- Resulting from the treatment as chemotherapy/ radiotherapy are potent treatment options
- Resulting from surgical procedures post-operative that are mostly short-lived
There are different treatment plans for cancer related pain depending on its severity and longevity. For a detailed treatment plan for your cancer related pain, it is advisable that you contact our physicians and describe your medical condition for further assistance.