An article written by Smith (2021) revealed that patients facing a cancer diagnosis can experience pain due to cancer-related treatments or illness-related impacts on the body. According to Smith (2021), it is critical that those individuals facing cancer-related pain receive access to resources that can address emerging symptoms. Smith (2021) further explained that uncontrolled pain can lead to pain that is persistent or can impact the nervous system. It is explained, by Smith (2021) that the use of journaling techniques aimed at tracking pain can be a useful tool for both the patient and their healthcare team. Finally, the article shared that maintaining records related to pain can assist in creating a structured picture of the symptoms. Read more HERE.
Smith, Y. (2021, April 14). Living With Cancer Pain. New Medical Life Sciences. https://www.news-medical.net/health/Living-with-Cancer-Pain.aspx