Updates in management of gastro-oesophageal cancer related pain
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Gastro-esophageal cancer is one of the most common malignant tumours of the digestive tract. Pain is common in these cancer patients, particularly in the advanced stage of disease when the prevalence is estimated to be more than 70% contributing to poor physical and emotional well-being. The objective of this review is to illustrate the incidence of Gastro-esophageal cancer and demonstrate different methods to control pain related to Gastro-esophageal.
- Lecturer of Anesthesia, ICU and pain Relief, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Egypt
- Demonstrator of Medical Biostatistics & cancer epidemiology, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Egypt
- Assistant Lecturer of Anesthesia, ICU and Pain management, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Egypt
- Consultant of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology department, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt
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