Tumor growth increases neuroinflammation, fatigue and depressive-like behavior prior to alterations in muscle function

@article{Norden2015TumorGI,
  title={Tumor growth increases neuroinflammation, fatigue and depressive-like behavior prior to alterations in muscle function},
  author={Diana M. Norden and S. Murat Bicer and Yvonne Clark and Runfeng Jing and Donna O. McCarthy},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={76-85}
}
Cancer patients frequently suffer from fatigue, a complex syndrome associated with loss of muscle mass, weakness, and depressed mood. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) can be present at the time of diagnosis, during treatment, and persists for years after treatment. CRF negatively influences quality of life, limits functional independence, and is associated with decreased survival in patients with incurable disease. Currently there are no effective treatments to reduce CRF. The aim of this study was… CONTINUE READING

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