If you or a loved one receives a diagnosis of cancer, it's likely you'll begin to think of the pain many people associate with cancer. It can be a frightening time. What will the pain be like? What will it do to our lives? Today, most concerns about cancer-related pain can be relieved by understanding the facts, and learning about the help that is available for pain relief.

This website, PainfromCancer.org, has been created to provide you with information about the types, causes, and available treatment options for cancer pain. You'll also learn about the additional challenges presented by a specific kind of cancer-related pain, called breakthrough pain.