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About Cancer Pain

Many cancer patients experience pain at some point in time. The character of cancer pain is highly varied, and can be described as dull, achy, sharp, burning, throbbing, twisting, or many other descriptors. Pain can be intermittent or persistent, as well as mild, moderate or severe. At UT Health Austin, we know that experiencing cancer can be an incredibly difficult time for you and your loved ones, which can be made worse by its related pain. We are dedicated to relieving your pain so you can focus on healing.

Treating Cancer Pain at UT Health Austin

There are many ways to treat cancer pain, and our team of experts will thoroughly evaluate your medical history and symptoms to develop a treatment plan that’s right for you. Cancer pain treatment may include over-the-counter or prescription pain medications, minimally-invasive procedures, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or other treatments. No matter your treatment plan, our care team is determined to relieve your pain.

About Comprehensive Pain Management

Many complex pain conditions that adversely affect people’s lives. The Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic at UT Health Austin recognizes this complexity and treats the whole person. Our approach to the whole person means that in addition to conventional pain treatments like medications and injections, we use exercise and strengthening, address sleep problems, and teach coping and mindfulness skills, so that our patients can focus on the productive and meaningful aspects of their lives.