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Associations, foundations, societies

European Federation of IASP Chapters (EFIC) Brussels, Belgium
creates a forum for European collaboration on pain issues; encourages communication at a European level between IASP Chapters and with other bodies interested or involved in the fields of pain research and therapy

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Washington, DC, USA
fosters and encourages research of pain; helps improve the management of patients by bringing together basic scientists, physicians, and other health professionals; promotes education and training in the field of pain

World institute of Pain (WIP)
promotes the best practice of pain medicine throughout the world


Associations, foundations, societies - USA

American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) Sonora, CA
serving clinicians who treat people with pain through education, setting standards of care, and advocacy

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Glenview, IL
promotes quality care of patients with pain as a symptom of disease and primary pain disease through research, education, and advocacy, and through the advancement of the specialty of pain medicine

Alliance of State Pain Initiatives (ASPI) Madison, WI
formerly American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives (AACPI)
promoting cancer pain relief nationwide by supporting the efforts of State Cancer Pain Initiatives
Delaware Pain Initiative (DPI) Newark, DE
Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) Framingham, MA
Ohio Pain Initiative (OPI) Dublin, OH
Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative (SCCPI) CA
Texas Cancer Pain Initiative (TCPI) Houston, TX

American Board of Pain Medicine (ABPM) Glenview, IL
certification of qualified physicians in the field of pain medicine

American Pain Foundation (APF) Baltimore, MD
improves the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and increase access to effective pain management

American Pain Society (APS) Chicago, IL
brings together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering

American Society of Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) Lenexa, KS
advances and promotes optimal nursing care for people affected by pain

Cancer Pain Research Consortium (CPRC) New Orleans, LA
generates and promotes interdisciplinary, patient-centered, evidence-based care for cancer-related pain and suffering

National Pain Foundation (NPF) Englewood, CO
empowers all persons in pain to improve their lives through education, advocacy, communication networks and community participation

Pain Research Group (PRG) Houston, TX
multidisciplinary group dedicated to improving the assessment and treatment of the symptoms experienced by patients with cancer

Society for Pain Practice Management (SPPM) Leawood, KS
educating specialists in the area of pain treatment and practice management


Newsgroups, mailing lists

Onco Pain mailing list
in body of message write "subscribe oncopain <your name>"

ACOR (Association of Cancer Online Resources) Groups
CANCER-PAIN (Pain associated with cancer and cancer treatments)
PAIN-CAREGIVERS (Caregivers of patients suffering from cancer pain)


Other

HealthCommunities.com Cancer Pain

Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Pain
resource of Texas Cancer Council, USA

Hypermedia Assistant for Cancer Pain Management (HACPM)
resource for health care professionals, addresses the management of pain in patients with cancer

MedicineNet Cancer Pain, A Guide for You and Your Family

National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA Pain Control: Support for People with Cancer

OncoLink Pain Management

Pain Control: A Guide for Patients and Families
resource of American Cancer Society (ACS), USA

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