Pain Occurs Frequently in Patients with Cancer and Has Many Causes

Infographic: Pain Occurs Frequently in Patients with Cancer and Has Many Causes

Pain

  • can be from the tumor and/OR the treatment
  • can continue after successful cancer treatment ends
  • an be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-lasting)

Controlling pain is an important part of your cancer treatment plan.

NCI supports research to understand and treat all types of pain.

For more information, see:  https://prevention.cancer.gov/supportive-care.