By Eduardo D. Bruera, Russell K. Portenoy

ISBN-10: 051155009X

ISBN-13: 9780511550096

ISBN-10: 0521773326

ISBN-13: 9780521773324

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Pain 53:81–8, 1993. 66. Schwei M, Honore P, Rogers S, et al. Neurochemical and cellular reorganization of the spinal cord in a murine model of bone cancer pain. J Neurosci 19:10886–97, 1999. 2 Cancer pain epidemiology: a systematic review JULIE HEARN AND IRENE J. HIGGINSON Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’ School of Medicine and St. Christopher’s Hospice Introduction Cancer pain afflicts millions of people worldwide every year, yet it can be well or completely controlled in 80%–90% of patients (1–3).

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Mechanical hyperalgesia in streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Neuroscience 52:1049–55, 1993. 65. Courteix C, Eschalier A, Lavarenne J. Streptozocin-induced diabetic rats: behavioural evidence for a model of chronic pain. Pain 53:81–8, 1993. 66. Schwei M, Honore P, Rogers S, et al. Neurochemical and cellular reorganization of the spinal cord in a murine model of bone cancer pain. J Neurosci 19:10886–97, 1999. 2 Cancer pain epidemiology: a systematic review JULIE HEARN AND IRENE J. HIGGINSON Guy’s, King’s & St.

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