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Pain Management

American Cancer Society: Cancer Pain - The American Cancer Society provides this comprehensive guide for people with cancer and their families.
Also in Spanish.

Cancercare: Pain - CancerCare provides information, resources and support to help people cope with and manage cancer-related pain.

Cancer.Net: Pain - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.
Also in Spanish.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Pain - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need.  Learn about the causes of pain and how to control it here.

MedlinePlus: Pain - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Cancer Pain Control - The NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. This booklet will show you how to work with your doctors, nurses, and others to find the best way to control your pain.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: Pain, Considering Complementary Approaches - This 47-page eBook (PDF) provides an overview of complementary health approaches for pain, including acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, spinal manipulation, yoga, and more. You may also want to visit this site:


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Cancer.Net: Managing Pain - In these two “Moving Forward” videos from ASCO and the LIVESTRONG Foundation, learn about this common side effect from medical experts and young adult survivors.

YouTube Playlist: Pain Management - A collection of videos on the management of cancer pain, curated by the Resource and Learning Center.


June 2022