This professional resource focuses on helping pediatric cancer patients manage and cope with cancer pain.
Cancer Pain Management in Children
In addition to describing methods for providing pain relief to young cancer patients, this site from the Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer Center also describes the barriers that can hinder pain management, aiming to help physician readers avoid them in the future. Medicinal and non-pharmacologic methods for reducing pain are described, as is how to manage procedure-related pain, such as after a bone marrow biopsy or lumbar puncture. The site also describes pain management strategies in children with terminal cancers.
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