Cancer-related fatigue: prevalence, assessment and treatment strategies

@article{Weis2011CancerrelatedFP,
  title={Cancer-related fatigue: prevalence, assessment and treatment strategies},
  author={Joachim Weis},
  journal={Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics \& Outcomes Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={441 - 446}
}
  • J. Weis
  • Published 1 August 2011
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research
Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is one of the most common symptoms reported by patients and is defined as the feeling of extraordinary exhaustion associated with a high level of distress, disproportionate to the patients’ activity, and is not relieved by sleep or rest. Prevalence rates range from 59 to nearly 100% depending on the clinical status of the cancer. Except for chemotherapy-induced anemia, the mechanisms responsible for CRF are not yet completely understood. Therefore, CRF may be… 
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