The best means of pain management in cancer is treatment of the underlying lesion. When such treatment is impossible, the focus shifts to pharmacological, anesthesiological, stimulatory, surgical, and psychological treatments.


Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Treatment Postherpetic Neuralgia Rescue Dose Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy 
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Selected Readings

  1. Foley KM: The treatment of cancer pain. N. Engl J Med 313 (2): 84 - 95, 1985.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald Kanner
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  1. 1.Unified Pain Service, Montefiore Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

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