About This Condition
Cancer and cancer treatments can sometimes cause moderate to severe pain. If you're suffering from cancer pain, it's good to know that managing your pain is possible.
"Cancer" refers to any one of a large number of diseases. People with cancer have abnormal cells in their bodies that divide uncontrollably and can destroy normal body tissue. Cancer can spread throughout the body and sometimes causes moderate to severe pain.
There are several biological reasons you may feel cancer pain:
Cancer pain usually falls into one of two categories:
Your doctor may diagnose you with cancer pain if:
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