What is Cancer Pain?
Cancer pain is the result of a tumor or tumors causing pressure on nerves, bones, joints, or organs. The pain can be acute or chronic depending on the growth or location of the cancer cells. Some pain can be caused by recent surgery to remove malignant or benign tumors.
- Sharp pain
- Burning sensation
Locations of Cancer Pain
Nerve Pain caused by pressure on the nerves.
Bone Pain caused by spread into the bone tissue.
Soft Tissue Pain due to tumor presence in the soft tissue.
Phantom Pain is the result of surgical removal of part of the body.
Referred Pain is indirect pain from another region of the body.
Surgical Pain caused by a recent surgical procedure.