Resources for More Information: Cancer Pain Management
The internet can be a valuable resource for a patient who wants to find out more information about their disease. However, remember that not every website contains accurate and reliable information. The websites listed below offer information and resources.
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 a 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 Cancer Society
Provides education about pain management during and after cancer treatment. Offers a free pain diary as well as information on non-medication strategies for pain management.
Offers free counseling, education, and resources for cancer pain management.
Support for women dealing with pain from breast cancer treatment.
National Cancer Institute
Support for People with Cancer: Cancer Pain Control