Pain Occurs Frequently in Patients with Cancer Infographic

Infographic Description: Pain occurs frequently in patients with cancer and has many causes.

  • PAIN can be from the tumor and/OR the treatment.
  • PAIN can be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-lasting).
  • PAIN cancontinue after successful cancer treatment ends.
  • Controlling PAIN is an important part of your cancer treatment plan.

NCI supports research to understand and treat all types of pain.