Difference between psychological treatments of noncancer versus cancer pain

What is the difference between psychological treatments of noncancer versus cancer pain?

Many aspects of cancer treatment may cause the development of psychological symptoms. These etiologies include stress from procedures, chemotherapy, radiation treatment injuries, changes in physical appearance and loss of functioning, fear of suffering and death, loss of social role, and alienation from social network and family problems. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind that patients with cancer-pain can also develop secondary pain and psychological problems.

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