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Review

Pain Management in Lung Cancer

Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Universitas Indonesia Faculty of Medicine, Persahabatan Hospital, Jalan Persahabatan Raya No.1, Rawamangun Jakarta 13220, Indonesia
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Adv. Respir. Med. 2016, 84(6), 331-336; https://doi.org/10.5603/ARM.2016.0043
Submission received: 20 May 2016 / Revised: 14 September 2016 / Accepted: 14 September 2016 / Published: 7 December 2016

Abstract

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Not only burdened by the limited overall survival, lung cancer patient also suffer from various symptoms, such as pain, that implicated in the quality of life. Cancer pain is a complicated and transiently dynamic symptom that results from multiple mechanisms. This review will describe the pathophysiology of cancer pain and general approach in managing a patient with lung cancer pain. The use of opioids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and adjuvant analgesia, as part of the pharmacology therapy along with interventional strategy, will also be discussed.
Keywords: pain; lung cancer; therapeutic strategy pain; lung cancer; therapeutic strategy

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Nurwidya, F.; Syahruddin, E.; Yunus, F. Pain Management in Lung Cancer. Adv. Respir. Med. 2016, 84, 331-336. https://doi.org/10.5603/ARM.2016.0043

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Nurwidya F, Syahruddin E, Yunus F. Pain Management in Lung Cancer. Advances in Respiratory Medicine. 2016; 84(6):331-336. https://doi.org/10.5603/ARM.2016.0043

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Nurwidya, Fariz, Elisna Syahruddin, and Faisal Yunus. 2016. "Pain Management in Lung Cancer" Advances in Respiratory Medicine 84, no. 6: 331-336. https://doi.org/10.5603/ARM.2016.0043

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