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SEOM Clinical Guideline for Treatment of Cancer Pain (2017)

Practice Guideline

SEOM Clinical Guideline for Treatment of Cancer Pain (2017)

C Jara et al. Clin Transl Oncol.


Pain is a highly prevalent symptom in patients with cancer. Despite therapeutic advances and well-accepted treatment guidelines, a percentage of patients with pain are under-treated. Currently, it has been recognized that several barriers in pain management still exist and, in addition, there are new challenges surrounding complex subtypes of pain, such as breakthrough and neuropathic pain, requiring further reviews and recommendations. This is an update of the guide our society previously published and represents the continued commitment of SEOM to move forward and improve supportive care of cancer patients.

Keywords: Breakthrough pain; Cancer pain; Coanalgesics; Neuropathic pain; Opioids.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors.


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