Join PainCast

Do you want to know more about Pain Medicine? Join PainCast to view hundreds of exclusive videos, and access to luminary physicians, forums, and more!

Return to Partners Page

Strategies for Complex Cancer Pain

Dr. Kris Vissers discusses the importance of interventional procedures for complex cancer pain. Dr. Vissers describes historical perspectives of oncological pain treatment and places emphasis on the current shift toward enhancing cancer patients’ length of survival with minimal pain.

Read More

He explains that pain is still the most dominant and highly complex symptom in oncological states, making it an ongoing challenge for pain specialists, including oncologists. Dr. Vissers also mentions that promoting longevity is the primary goal for most oncologists and advocates the need to increase focus on interventional pain management options that also enhance quality of care. Pain scale is directly correlated to quality of life for oncology patients.

Read Less

expand_more expand_less