Impact of fatigue on quality of life in oncology patients.

  title={Impact of fatigue on quality of life in oncology patients.},
  author={Gregory A. Curt},
  journal={Seminars in hematology},
  volume={37 4 Suppl 6},
Fatigue is the most commonly reported symptom in cancer patients and has a profound effect on patient quality of life (QOL). The Fatigue-1 and Fatigue-2 surveys performed by the Fatigue Coalition have shown that fatigue occurs on a consistent basis in approximately three quarters of patients treated for cancer. Fatigue-2 study results show that fatigue is associated with significant physical, emotional, psychologic, and social consequences, with virtually every aspect of daily life being… CONTINUE READING