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Patients will be encouraged to provide a detailed history about their pain. In addition, they might also be asked to describe their pain. Although cancer pain will not show up in an X–ray, the following procedures are used:
Computed Tomography (CT): A CT is a detailed picture of areas inside the body, created by a computer linked to an –ray machine. Sometimes a dye is injected into a vein to highlight the details on a CT scan. It might show changes in bones and certain soft tissues that could be the cause of pain.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): This is a procedure in which a magnet linked to a computer creates detailed pictures of areas inside the body. An MRI might show damage in the spinal cord, or show the spread of cancer cells to the brain.

Treatment of Cancer Pain
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