Cancer Pain

ASCO Develops First-Ever Guidelines for Pain Management in Cancer Survivors

Charles Bankhead

September 2016, Vol 7, No 8 - Cancer Pain

Every patient with cancer and cancer survivors should undergo screening for pain at each follow-up visit, and clinicians should individualize the recommendations for intervention as indicated by each patient’s self-reported pain, according to the first-ever clinical guidelines for managing pain in cancer survivors recently published by a panel of experts convened by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). [ Read More ]