How common is nociceptive pain in cancer

How common is nociceptive pain in cancer?

The prevalence of cancer pain ranges from 14% to 100% based on several large epidemiologic surveys. In advanced disease it is estimated that two-thirds of cancer patients will have pain due to tumor invasion into bone, viscera or other soft tissue, nerves, ligaments, or fascia. Almost one-fourth will experience pain as a direct consequence of treatment for cancer.


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