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Cancer

18 November 2011

Cancer pains still under-treated

Oncologists think they are good at managing cancer patients' pain, but a new survey shows otherwise.

THURSDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Oncologists think they are good at managing cancer patients' pain, but a new survey shows otherwise.

The study appears in the Nov. 14 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

 

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