Cancer-related fatigue in patients attending oncological rehabilitation programs: prevalence, patterns and predictors.

@article{Bartsch2003CancerrelatedFI,
  title={Cancer-related fatigue in patients attending oncological rehabilitation programs: prevalence, patterns and predictors.},
  author={Hans Helge Bartsch and Joachim Weis and Michael T. Moser},
  journal={Onkologie},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          51-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Fatigue is one of the most frequent symptoms in cancer patients. It is the aim of medical and psychosocial rehabilitation programs to reduce physical impairments and psychosocial distress. There are no reliable data on the prevalence or the pattern of fatigue in patients attending such rehabilitation programs. We therefore initiated a cross-sectional study to evaluate this phenomenon. PATIENTS AND METHODS Using the EORTC QLQ-C30, HADS and MFI questionnaires in 144 patients with… CONTINUE READING
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