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Incidence of Sleep Disturbance and Evaluation of Sleep Quality in Patients Diagnosed with Cancer

  title={Incidence of Sleep Disturbance and Evaluation of Sleep Quality in Patients Diagnosed with Cancer},
  author={Sunil Sharma and David P. Visco and Michelle L. Niesley and A.M. Hughes and Mark E. Lewis},
Introduction: Sleep disorders affect 10-15% of the US population, which has significant implications for quality of life. Oncology patients often experience more prominent detrimental effects of sleep deprivation. Fatigue is one of the most debilitating symptoms, and occurs in 75% ofpatients with cancer. Methods: Eastern Regional Medical Center implemented a process by which subjective and objective sleep screening assessment is standard practice for all patients new to the center. Patients… 
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