Cancer Pain Internet Resources

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: March 7, 2013

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American Academy of Pain Medicine
The mission of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is to promote quality care of patients with pain as a symptom of disease and primary pain disease through research, education, and advocacy, and through the advancement of the specialty of Pain Medicine.

American Pain Foundation
The mission of the American Pain Foundation is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and increase access to effective pain management.

American Pain Society
The mission of the American Pain Society is to advance pain-related research, education, treatment and professional practice. Pain Section
Support for women dealing with pain from breast cancer treatment.

Pain & Policy Studies Group
The Pain & Policy Studies Group mission is to "balance" international, national and state policies to ensure adequate availability of pain medications for patient care while minimizing diversion and abuse, and to support a global communications program to improve access to information about pain relief, palliative care, and policy.


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