Severe fatigue and related factors in cancer patients before the initiation of treatment

@article{Goedendorp2008SevereFA,
  title={Severe fatigue and related factors in cancer patients before the initiation of treatment},
  author={Martine Margaretha Goedendorp and Marieke F. M. Gielissen and Constans A. H. H. V. M. Verhagen and Marlies E. W. J. Peters and Gijs Bleijenberg},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={99},
  pages={1408 - 1414}
}
It is generally known that fatigue is a common symptom during cancer treatment, and in cancer survivors. However, fatigue was never studied after diagnosis, before cancer treatment was initiated. This study investigated the prevalence of severe fatigue, and related factors, in cancer patients before the initiation of treatment. One hundred and seventy-nine patients with various malignancies were assessed before start of treatment with curative intention, including the Checklist Individual… CONTINUE READING