History and Epidemiology of Cancer Pain

David J. Copenhaver, Ming Huang, Jasmine Singh, Scott M. Fishman

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Pain is indelibly associated with the cancer experience. A systematic review and meta-analysis indicate that the prevalence of cancer pain is 55% during anticancer treatment, 66.4% in advanced, metastatic, or terminal disease, and 39.3% after curative treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCancer Treatment and Research
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameCancer Treatment and Research
ISSN (Print)0927-3042
ISSN (Electronic)2509-8497

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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