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Guidelines on Cancer Pain Treatment

  • F. Nicosia
  • M. Luzzani
  • M. Nolli
Conference paper

Abstract

On the whole, pain has been reported by about 50% of all cancer patients over all stages of the illness and by 70% of advanced-stage patients [1]. Consequently cancer pain has been reckoned to have involved over the 80s more than one million persons per year who survived cancer and about 300,000 patients who died of cancer [2].

Keywords

Palliative Care Cancer Pain Patient Control Analgesia Breakthrough Pain Pain Prevalence 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 1997

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  • F. Nicosia
  • M. Luzzani
  • M. Nolli

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