Cancer Pain

Learn more about cancer-related pain and how it can be managed and treated at the American Cancer Society.

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain

A downloadable PDF from the American Cancer Society written to help people with cancer learn about pain control.


CancerCare provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications, and financial and co-payment assistance. Professional oncology social workers offer personalized care, and all of our services are free of charge.

The Specialty of Chronic Pain Management

This site explains the role of a pain management specialists, who are physicians with special training in acute pain, chronic pain, cancer pain, and sometimes a combination of these. It describes how these professionals can help patients.

Pain (PDQ®)

General information about cancer pain from the National Cancer Institute.

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