Frequency of Pain in Patients with Cancer

  • G. Wagner
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 89)

Abstract

Although more than 5 million people die of cancer every year throughout the world and although by now finely differentiated morbidity and mortality statistics exist on most forms of cancer, there is still practically no reliable information on the frequency and intensity of cancer pain, detailed by sex, age, form of cancer, and stage.

Keywords

Arthritis Lymphoma Leukemia Adenocarcinoma Neuropathy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Wagner
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsches KrebsforschungszentrumHeidelberg 1Germany

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