Pain in cancer survivors.

  title={Pain in cancer survivors.},
  author={Paul A Glare and Pamela Stitzlein Davies and Esm{\'e} Finlay and Amitabh Gulati and Dawn Lemanne and Natalie Moryl and Kevin Charles Oeffinger and Judith A Paice and Michael Dean Stubblefield and Karen Syrjala},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={32 16},
Pain is a common problem in cancer survivors, especially in the first few years after treatment. In the longer term, approximately 5% to 10% of survivors have chronic severe pain that interferes with functioning. The prevalence is much higher in certain subpopulations, such as breast cancer survivors. All cancer treatment modalities have the potential to cause pain. Currently, the approach to managing pain in cancer survivors is similar to that for chronic cancer-related pain, pharmacotherapy… CONTINUE READING
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