Fatigue in advanced cancer: a prospective study.

  title={Fatigue in advanced cancer: a prospective study.},
  author={Katherine Hauser and Declan Walsh and Lisa A. Rybicki and Mellar P Davis and Dilara Seyidova-Khoshknabi},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  volume={25 5},
Fatigue is a common advanced cancer symptom. Clinical features are not well known. The authors surveyed consecutive patients admitted to a palliative medicine program to identify clinical correlates of fatigue. Data collected included age, sex, performance status, primary site, prior chemotherapy/radiation therapy, and blood transfusions. Visual analogue scales assessed fatigue, quality of life, and ability to perform daily activities. Weight change was estimated. Laboratory results including… CONTINUE READING

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