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What to ask your doctor about cancer pain

You might have questions for your doctor about cancer pain. Here are some things you might want to ask.

  • What is cancer pain?
  • What are the different types of cancer pain?
  • What is causing pain?
  • How long will my pain last?
  • Who can help with treating my pain?
  • How will you assess my pain?
  • Are painkillers addictive?
  • Who can I talk to about my pain?
  • Does the pain mean that my cancer has got worse?
  • Could the pain be related to something other than my cancer?
  • How can I get financial help while I'm unable to work?
  • Is there any research going on into cancer pain and its treatment?

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