The use of psychostimulants in cancer patients

@article{Portela2011TheUO,
  title={The use of psychostimulants in cancer patients},
  author={M. A. Portela and {\'A}. Rubiales and C. Centeno},
  journal={Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={164–168}
}
Purpose of reviewThis article reviews the most recent studies that examine the efficacy of psychostimulants for the relief of symptoms such as asthenia and depression in cancer patients. Recent findingsAlthough most research to date has focused on the use of methylphenidate for the relief of symptoms such as asthenia and depression in cancer patients, there is growing interest in the use of modafinil, a psychostimulant with a structure and mechanism that differs from other drugs belonging to… Expand
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