Fatigue in long-term breast carcinoma survivors: a longitudinal investigation.

  title={Fatigue in long-term breast carcinoma survivors: a longitudinal investigation.},
  author={Julienne E. Bower and Patricia A. Ganz and Katherine A. Desmond and Coen A. Bernaards and Julia H. Rowland and Beth E. Meyerowitz and Thomas R. Belin},
  volume={106 4},
BACKGROUND A longitudinal study was designed to evaluate the prevalence, persistence, and predictors of posttreatment fatigue in breast carcinoma survivors. METHODS A sample of 763 breast carcinoma survivors completed questionnaires at 1-5 and 5-10 years after diagnosis, including the RAND 36-item Health Survey, Center for Epidemiological Studies - Depression scale (CES-D), Breast Cancer Prevention Trial Symptom Checklist, and demographic and treatment-related measures. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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