For Your Patients: ASCO Answers Managing Cancer-Related Pain Booklet

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ASCO’S BOOKLET on Managing Cancer-Related Pain helps you work together with your patients to develop an individualized plan for pain management before they start treatment. Patients and their caregivers will learn about the importance of pain relief, including its causes, how it is diagnosed, and types of pain relief strategies. Pain medications are covered extensively, including: 

  • Types of medications 
  • Safe handling 
  • Common concerns 
  • Managing multiple prescriptions 
  • Self-care and support methods. 

This booklet also includes a pain tracking sheet to help patients record how pain affects them.

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