Adult cancer pain

Robert A. Swarm, Amy Pickar Abernethy, Doralina L. Anghelescu, Costantino Benedetti, Sorin Buga, Charles Cleeland, Oscar A. DeLeon-Casasola, June G. Eilers, Betty Ferrell, Mark Green, Nora A. Janjan, Mihir M. Kamdar, Michael H. Levy, Maureen Lynch, Rachel M. McDowell, Natalie Moryl, Suzanne A. Nesbit, Judith A. Paice, Michael W. Rabow, Karen L. SyrjalaSusan G. Urba, Sharon M. Weinstein

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Abstract

Pain is a common symptom associated with cancer and its treatment. Pain management is an important aspect of oncologic care, and unrelieved pain significantly comprises overall quality of life. These NCCN Guidelines list the principles of management and acknowledge the range of complex decisions faced in the management oncologic pain. In addition to pain assessment techniques, these guidelines provide principles of use, dosing, management of adverse effects, and safe handling procedures of pharmacologic therapies and discuss a multidisciplinary approach for the management of cancer pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)992-1022
Number of pages31
JournalJNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Volume11
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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    Swarm, R. A., Abernethy, A. P., Anghelescu, D. L., Benedetti, C., Buga, S., Cleeland, C., DeLeon-Casasola, O. A., Eilers, J. G., Ferrell, B., Green, M., Janjan, N. A., Kamdar, M. M., Levy, M. H., Lynch, M., McDowell, R. M., Moryl, N., Nesbit, S. A., Paice, J. A., Rabow, M. W., ... Weinstein, S. M. (2013). Adult cancer pain. JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 11(8), 992-1022. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2013.0119