Adult Cancer Pain, Version 3.2019, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In recent years, the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Adult Cancer Pain have undergone substantial revisions focusing on the appropriate and safe prescription of opioid analgesics, optimization of nonopioid analgesics and adjuvant medications, and integration of nonpharmacologic methods of cancer pain management. This selection highlights some of these changes, covering topics on management of adult cancer pain including pharmacologic interventions, nonpharmacologic interventions, and treatment of specific cancer pain syndromes. The complete version of the NCCN Guidelines for Adult Cancer Pain addresses additional aspects of this topic, including pathophysiologic classification of cancer pain syndromes, comprehensive pain assessment, management of pain crisis, ongoing care for cancer pain, pain in cancer survivors, and specialty consultations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Swarm, RA; Paice, JA; Anghelescu, DL; Are, M; Bruce, JY; Buga, S; Chwistek, M; Cleeland, C; Craig, D; Gafford, E; Greenlee, H; Hansen, E; Kamal, AH; Kamdar, MM; LeGrand, S; Mackey, S; McDowell, MR; Moryl, N; Nabell, LM; Nesbit, S; BCPS, ; O'Connor, N; Rabow, MW; Rickerson, E; Shatsky, R; Sindt, J; Urba, SG; Youngwerth, JM; Hammond, LJ; Gurski, LA

Published Date

  • August 1, 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 977 - 1007

PubMed ID

  • 31390582

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-1413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2019.0038


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States