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Table 2 Pain management Techniques in oncology (modified from Epstein et al.; Orofacial pain in Cancer; Part II- Clinical Perspective and Management; J Dent Res 86(6)2007

From: Oral and dental health in head and neck cancer survivors

Palliative Radiation Therapy
Topical Analgesics/topical anesthetics
Systemic analgesics
Adjunctive medications (eg: Anxiolytics, Anticonvulsants, Antidepressant)
Physical and rehabilitative therapy: (massage/Physiotherapy; Cold/moist heat compresses)
Psychologist support (Cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis)