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Cancer Supportive & Survivorship Care
Fifth Dimension Care
educational information to complement surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy and improve suvivorship.
The first step in reducing pain is to evaluate the cause and source of pain. Once it has been established through appropriate diagnostics that surgical intervention, radiation therapy or other treatments will not help, one needs to know if the pain comes from movement, lack of movement, position of limbs, position of the entire body or muscle tension. There are several effective techniques for pain control which do not require advanced technology">
Pain relief for bedridden cancer patients can be facilitated by various nursing and physical therapy procedures. These range from simple ways to position the body to more complex techniques that require special equipment and trained personnel. Some of the simple procedures can be taught to family members.
Newly diagnosed with cancer or know someone who has been? Here's everything you need to know about cancer causes, symptoms, treatment solutions and side effects.