A rehabilitation program for lung cancer patients during postthoracotomy chemotherapy

  title={A rehabilitation program for lung cancer patients during postthoracotomy chemotherapy},
  author={Amy Jude Hoffman and Ruth Ann Brintnall and Alexander von Eye and Lee Jones and Gordon J. Alderink and Lawrence H. Patzelt and Judith Karen Brown},
  booktitle={OncoTargets and therapy},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this pilot study was to describe the effects of a 16-week home-based rehabilitative exercise program on cancer-related fatigue (CRF), other symptoms, functional status, and quality of life (QOL) for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after thoracotomy starting within days after hospital discharge and continuing through the initiation and completion of chemotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five patients with NSCLC completed the Brief Fatigue Inventory… CONTINUE READING
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