Article in press found no increase in cancer in chronic pain patients
Eur J Pain. 2010 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Is chronic pain associated with subsequent cancer? A cohort record linkage study.
Elliott AM, Torrance N, Smith BH, Lee AJ. abstract
- The overall cancer incidence in the cohort was 10.4% over the 10 years. This was no different than the general population for various cancers adjusted for age etc.