Table 1

Summary of inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
RCTs and controlled intervention trials. All comparators consideredNon-malignant pain
Adults aged 18 years and overCancer survivors without active disease
All cancer types, grades, stages and prognosesPain outcomes reported only within composite measures of quality of life or distress scores
Participants experiencing pain relating to cancer or its treatment (including anticancer therapies and surgical procedures) at enrolment, or who were considered to be at risk of such pain during the intervention period
Intervention includes systematic collection of patient-reported pain data, alone or in combination with data on other symptoms or outcomes
  • RCT, randomised controlled trial.