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When is it appropriate to get an intrathecal pump for pain and digestion in advanced pancreatic cancer? Would it be a sign of the end or hospice?

Use tens pad. Pain i not common complication of pancreatic cancer which primarily appears as a head lesion associated with jaundice. Pain is more common with body lesions perforating posteriorly into the celiac gangiion region. Here one can try a tens electric pad more easily controlled with oral pain meds than an intrathecal pump. Radiation may also control the pain if directed against the source of pain. Read more...