All Cancer Pain Articles

Clinician turned colon cancer patient, PPM contributor and pharmacist Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, shares an update on his health in the hopes that his training and knowlege helps to educate and inspire fellow cancer patients and their loved ones. Part 2 is below. 

Clinician turned colon cancer patient, Jeffrey Fuden, PharmD, shares an update on his health & advice for others with cancer. Plus, what everyone wants to know.

Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, co-editor-at-large of Practical Pain Management (PPM) was recently diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. What follows is the first in a series of essays chronicaling his experience. As clinician turned patient he hopes his training and knowlege helps to educate and inspire fellow cancer patients and their loved ones. 

A PPM advisor and pharmacist shares his treatment experience. As a clinician turned colon cancer patient he hopes his knowledge and training will help others.

Getting into the ring with cancer isn't how anyone should have to prove their strength. Forgeit this fight by bringing pain to the attention of your healthcare provider as soon as you can. Don't ignore pain—it can be an early warning sign of cancer. Here's how to recognize and treat cancer-related pain. 

Pain can be a warning sign of cancer. Cancer patients can also experience cancer treatment pain. Learn about the different types of cancer pain here!

Colon Cancer is the fourth most commonly-occuring cancer globally. In the US, colon cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths. And while colon cancer rates are decreasing in people 55 and older, they are rising in younger adults. Colon cancer isn't always fatal but early detection is key to survival.

A dull, persistent belly ache can be an early sign of colon cancer. Colon cancer isn't necessarily fatal but early detection improves chances for survival.

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 symptoms

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.