Cancer Pain Guidelines
Cancer is a major source of morbidity and mortality. Besides being the leading cause of death in Singapore, the effects of being struck by cancer are often devastating to the individual and his or her family.
These guidelines should provide a welcome aid to doctors who manage patients with cancer. The key messages that are made in these guidelines are that cancer pain represents unnecessary suffering and cancer pain can be controlled in the majority of patients through relatively simple means.
Guidance is provided on evaluating cancer pain and the various options for treating it.
Doctor’s version guidelines
Patient’s version guidelines