Fatigue

Articles

Prolonged Impact of Chemotherapy on fatigue of breast cancer survivors

This article, published by the American Cancer Society's journal of Cancer in 2011, illustrated that breast cancer patients that received both chemotherapy and radiation therapy had more prolonged fatigue than breast cancer patients that received radiation therapy only.  Patients were followed for 3 1/2 years after treatment ended.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Fatigue Management

This module from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network provides insight and management advice regarding cancer treatment related fatigue.

Mantras for Tired Patients

The Oncology Times, Volume 30, # 20, p. 25, October 25, 2008.  Author: Harpham, Wendy S.

Trouble Symptoms in Cancer Survivors: Fatigue, Insomnia, Neuropathy, and Pain

The Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 30, # 30, October 20, 2012, pp. 3687-3696.  First author:  Pachman, Deidre R.

Fatigue: The Forgotten Symptom?

Oncology Times, Volume 35, # 4, February 25, 2013, pp.26-27.  Author:  Lindsey, Heather

Diet Components associated with Perceived Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors

European Journal of Cancer Care, Volume 22, # 1, January, 2013, pp. 51-59.  First author:  Guest, D.D.

Wisconsin Ginseng to Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Randomized, Double-Blind Trial, No7C2

Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Volume 105, # 16, July, 2013, pp. 1230-1238.  First author: Barton, Debra L.

Reduction of Cancer-Related Fatigue with Dexamethasone: A Double-Blind,Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Patients with Advanced Cancer

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 31, # 25, September 1, 2013, pp. 3076-3082.  First author: Yennurajalingum, Sirium

American Society of Clinical Oncology Releases First Guideline on Survivorship Care: Peripheral Neuropathy, Fatigue, and Anxiety/Depression

As described in this article in Oncology Times, 4/18/14, here are the key guidelines:

Laying to Rest Psychostimulants for Cancer-Related Fatigue?

Journal of Clinical Oncology, online publication, May, 2014.  First author: Ruddy, Kathryn, J.

Screening, Evaluation, and Management of Cancer-Related Fatigue: Ready for Implementation to Practice?

CA, a Journal for Clinicians, published by the American Cancer Society, volume 65, # 3, May/June, 2015, pp. 190-211.  First author: Berger, Ann M.

Cancer Related Fatigue and Associated Disability in Post-Treatment Cancer Survivors

Journal of Cancer Survivorship, February, 2016, Volume 10, # 1, pp. 51-61.  First author: Jones, Jennifer M.