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Does an oral analgesic protocol improve pain control for patients with cancer? An intergroup study coordinated by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

Authors
  • Cleeland, C S
  • Portenoy, R K
  • Rue, M
  • Mendoza, T R
  • Weller, E
  • Payne, R
  • Kirshner, J
  • Atkins, J N
  • Johnson, P A
  • Marcus, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2005
Volume
16
Issue
6
Pages
972–980
Identifiers
PMID: 15821119
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A protocol for cancer pain management can improve pain control. Diffusion of these benefits to other patients was not confirmed. Given the small sample size, these findings require confirmation in a larger trial.

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