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Chronic Pain Common After Breast Cancer Surgery

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Michael Vlessides From: Chronic postsurgical pain after breast cancer surgery is common, affecting approximately one in every three women undergoing the procedure. That is the conclusion of a systematic review and meta-analysis, whose investigators found that almost half of these patients will report at least moderate pain, and with more than one in 10 reporting severe pain. “Chronic …