Cancer-related fatigue and sleep disorders.

  title={Cancer-related fatigue and sleep disorders.},
  author={Joseph A. Roscoe and Maralyn E Kaufman and Sara E Matteson-Rusby and Oxana Gronskaya Palesh and Julie L. Ryan and Sadhna Kohli and Michael L. Perlis and Gary R. Morrow},
  journal={The oncologist},
  volume={12 Suppl 1},
Sleep disorders, such as difficulty falling asleep, problems maintaining sleep, poor sleep efficiency, early awakening, and excessive daytime sleepiness, are prevalent in patients with cancer. Such problems can become chronic in some patients, persisting for many months or years after completion of cancer therapy. For patients with cancer, sleep is potentially affected by a variety of factors, including the biochemical changes associated with the process of neoplastic growth and anticancer… 

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