Cancer pain education for patients and the public

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Apr;23(4):329-36. doi: 10.1016/s0885-3924(02)00380-9.


Pain education for patients and the public is an essential element of improved pain management. This article reports on the implementation of a national training project, Cancer Pain Education for Patients and the Public (CPEPP). The CPEPP curriculum was designed to address the multiple opportunities for pain education and to provide resources and support for successful implementation.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Health Education*
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / complications*
  • Pain / etiology*
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Education as Topic*