The trajectory of fatigue in adult patients with breast and ovarian cancer receiving chemotherapy.

  title={The trajectory of fatigue in adult patients with breast and ovarian cancer receiving chemotherapy.},
  author={Judith K. Payne},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={29 9},
  • J. Payne
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Oncology nursing forum
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To describe the trajectory of fatigue and determine the feasibility of exploring physiologic mechanisms of fatigue in adult patients receiving chemotherapy for breast and ovarian cancer. DESIGN Descriptive, longitudinal, repeated measures. SETTING Outpatient ambulatory cancer centers within two large, academic, teaching hospitals with overnight hospital stays in general clinical research centers. SAMPLE Seventeen adult participants with either early-stage breast or… 

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