Factors predicting fatigue in breast cancer patients

@article{Haghighat2003FactorsPF,
  title={Factors predicting fatigue in breast cancer patients},
  author={Shahpar Haghighat and Mohammad Esmail Akbari and Kourosh Holakouei and Abbas Rahimi and Ali Montazeri},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={11},
  pages={533-538}
}
A prospective study was designed to investigate the factors predicting fatigue in breast cancer patients using the Cancer Fatigue Scale (CFS) in addition to the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and a questionnaire containing items on demographic and clinical data, and measures of patients' physical symptoms. The CFS measures total fatigue score ranging from 0 (lowest level) to 60 (highest level) and contains three subscales namely: physical, affective and cognitive fatigue. The… CONTINUE READING

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