Cancer-Related Pain

Pain can be caused by cancer itself or by certain treatments, such as surgery. Follow the links below to learn more about cancer-related pain and how it can be managed and treated.

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain

This guide can help you learn about the types of pain that people with cancer may have, medicines and other ways to help manage pain, and how to work with your health care team to find the best ways to control any pain you are having.

Pain Management Video

Watch our video on how to handle cancer pain and read the accompanying guidebook.

Pain Diary [PDF, 165Kb]

Use this worksheet (in PDF format) to keep track of your pain to help you and your health care team manage it.