While cancer-related pain is reported in nearly half of all patients, the good news is that you don’t have to endure it. Many different types of treatments are available, including medications, acupuncture, hypnosis, massage, relaxation techniques, physical activity, transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) and behavioral therapies.

If you’re experiencing the following conditions, your doctor can provide a referral to an occupational therapist, physical therapist, interventional pain specialist, palliative care physician, social worker or other mental health professionals. Always bring new or worsening pain symptoms to the attention of your medical providers.
 
Improving quality of life is the goal of the comprehensive pain management program at City of Hope. Our team of specialists bring expertise from various fields to find the best treatment plan for our patients -- whether suffering from symptoms relating to cancer, cancer treatment, surgery, or other painful conditions. Treatments offered include: