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One common issue with cancer and cancer treatment is that they have the ability to cause the patient to experience pain. The good news is that no matter what causes the pain, most types of cancer pain can be managed and improved with drug and non-drug therapies. We work with your physicians to develop a plan to effectively manage your pain and help you through this process.
When the cancer itself is causing pain it can be from pressure the tumor is applying to structures in the body causing damage, blood restriction and inflammation.
When you are undergoing treatment for cancer there are a variety of issues and side effects from these treatments that may be less than pleasant. Everyone is different so the way treatment effects someone may not be how it effects someone else.
Some examples of this include: