Unresolved Pain Interference among Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Implications for Patient Care and Outcomes

Kelly Kenzik, Maria Pisu, Shelley A. Johns, Tamara Baker, Robert A. Oster, Elizabeth Kvale, Mona N. Fouad, Michelle Y. Martin

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Abstract

Objective: Using a large sample of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors we 1) describe pain interference (PI) prevalence across the cancer continuum; 2) identify demographic and clinical factors associated with PI and changes in PI; and 3) examine PI's relationship with survivors' job changes. Methods: CRC participants of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium completed surveys during the initial phase of care (baseline,

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1410-1425
Number of pages16
JournalPain Medicine
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

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Keywords

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Comorbidity
  • Pain Interference
  • Survivor
  • Work

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Kenzik, K., Pisu, M., Johns, S. A., Baker, T., Oster, R. A., Kvale, E., Fouad, M. N., & Martin, M. Y. (2015). Unresolved Pain Interference among Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Implications for Patient Care and Outcomes. Pain Medicine, 16(7), 1410-1425. https://doi.org/10.1111/pme.12727