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what can be done about cancer pain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pain specialist: If not already done, please ask your physician about referral to a pain specialist.
Answered on Jun 7, 2013
Dr. Ilana Newman
25 years experience Palliative Care
Much can be done: Most cancer pain can be controlled by a palliative medicine or pain specialist. It may take a combination of medications that work in different ways, interventional procedures such as nerve blocks or implantable pain pumps, radiation therapy and other modalities such as massage or acupuncture.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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