Factors correlated with fatigue in breast cancer patients before, during and after adjuvant chemotherapy: the FATSEIN study.

@article{Rotonda2011FactorsCW,
  title={Factors correlated with fatigue in breast cancer patients before, during and after adjuvant chemotherapy: the FATSEIN study.},
  author={Christine Rotonda and Francis Guillemin and Franck Bonnetain and Thierry Conroy},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={244-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is by far the most common form of cancer diagnosis in women. Cancer treatments are long, complex and often cumbersome with numerous side effects. Fatigue is now considered as the most distressing side effect of treatment. Fifty-eight percent to 94% of breast cancer patients experience fatigue during treatment with adjuvant chemotherapy. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to identify the determinants of cancer-related fatigue, and the long-term effects of the… CONTINUE READING