All Cancer Pain Articles

When the award-winning actress was diagnosed with lymphedema following successful breast cancer surgery, she took on what she describes as her greatest role yet—advocating for people suffering with lymphatic diseases.

Multi-talented actress Kathy Bates on surviving cancer twice and her current struggle with lymphedema, a painful condition that often follows breast cancer surgery.

Many women suffer from chronic pain after mastectomy, but that may soon change. Doctors have found that women treated with a local anesthetic during surgery were less likely to experience pain after breast surgery.

Learn more about common anesthetics used in breast cancer surgery.

Can a Psychologist Help Treat Cancer Pain?

Your emotional well-being is just as important as your physical health when it comes to treating cancer pain. Learn how psychiatrists and psychologists can help you manage cancer pain symptoms.

Take Control of Your Cancer Pain

Get 5 lifestyle tips that can help you live well with cancer pain. Reviewed by a doctor with a special interest in cancer pain.

Understanding Your Cancer Pain

Pain is a common symptom of both cancer and cancer treatments. Article explains the various types of cancer pain as well as their symptoms.

Understand How Excersice Can Help Fight Your Cance Pain

Exercise and physical therapy can help you manage cancer pain symptoms. But what exercises and physical therapy techniques should you try? Article explores exercise and physical therapy options for cancer pain.

Opioids, NSAIDs, and Other Medications for Cancer Pain

Read about common cancer pain medications that can reduce your pain and other cancer pain symptoms.

Tumors, Chemotherapy, and Other Causes

Cancer pain may actually be caused by a combination of factors. This article highlights the most common cancer pain causes, including the cancer itself and treatments for cancer.

Medications and Other Treatments to Relieve Cancer Pain

There are multiple treatments for cancer pain. Article covers common cancer pain treatments, such as medications.

Where to Start With Cancer Pain Diagnosis?

Successful cancer pain diagnosis starts with figuring out the pain's source.

With cancer treatment success comes a down side—more pain and disability.

If you’re battling cancer and experiencing pain, your doctor can develop a treatment plan to help you manage your symptoms.