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Forum: Pain —

Share important questions and provide support to others experiencing breast cancer and treatment-related pain.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012 11:38AM

1Athena1 wrote:

....had trouble finding it.

Article:

Poor Pain Control for Cancer Patients

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/20/poor-pain-control-for-cancer-patients/?hp

Anyone diagnosed with cancer should learn to have a healthy disrespect for statistics. Statistics are maths. It's the science which still eludes us. Dx 3/2009, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 3/8 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 23, 2012 04:50PM cinnamonsmiles wrote:

I can definitely relate to the frustration of having pain from PMPS,LE and scar tissue adhesions. I was only able to find a pain clinic after I got fed up and went to a new internal medicine dr. The first order of business was to send me to a pain clinic. I NEVER feel like I am treated like a drug addict there. I do feel like that when I have seen other doctors. So many pill addicts and doctors that are either uneducated on pain, don't believe in chronic pain, etc etc. Some times I think I even let myself feel guilty like I am doing something wrong for taking pain medication long term.

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Sep 25, 2012 08:45PM - edited Mar 25, 2013 07:04AM by Shrek4

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