Management of Chronic and Acute Pain in Patients with Cancer Diseases


Klin Onkol 2015; 28(2): 94-98. DOI: 10.14735/amko201594.


Pain is one of the most important and most frequent symptoms of malignancy. Its intensity and prevalence is growing with disease status. Pain should be present in early stage cancer patients also. Pain is, together with other symptoms (anorexia, nausea, depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances), factor of patients quality- of-life and proper therapy is responsible for overall patient satisfaction and activity. Right pain management is always multidimensional and pain should be assessed at each contact. In review article we would like to bring some alerts of pain context in complexity of cancer and we would like to stress some forms of acute pain management.

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