Fatigue

Severe Fatigue Associated With Unemployment in Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors

Severe Fatigue Associated With Unemployment in Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors

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Severe fatigue is associated with unemployment and financial problems in survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma, highlighting the need for clinicians to address fatigue in these patients.

Acupuncture Modality Using Thermal Stimulation Effectively Relieves Cancer-Related Fatigue

Acupuncture Modality Using Thermal Stimulation Effectively Relieves Cancer-Related Fatigue

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Infrared laser moxibustion, an infrared laser treatment combined with a traditional acupuncture modality, appears safe and effective in relieving cancer-related fatigue.

Among Survivors, Relaxing Acupressure Improves Fatigue, Sleep Quality, QoL

Among Survivors, Relaxing Acupressure Improves Fatigue, Sleep Quality, QoL

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Relaxing acupressure resulted in significant improvement in persistent fatigue, sleep quality, and quality of life among survivors of breast cancer, a recent study has shown.

Melatonin not found to improve fatigue in patients with advanced cancer

Melatonin not found to improve fatigue in patients with advanced cancer

Oral melatonin at a dose of 20 mg was not associated with improvement in fatigue or other symptoms in patients with advanced cancer.

Chinese herbal mixture significantly reduces fatigue in cancer patients

Chinese herbal mixture significantly reduces fatigue in cancer patients

Treatment with the traditional Chinese medicine herbal mixture helped relieve fatigue in cancer patients, according to trial data.

Music-intervention programs improve patients' anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue

Music-intervention programs improve patients' anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue

Music therapy improves anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue in patients with cancer.

Oncology clinicians and fellows report similar burnout frequency

Oncology clinicians and fellows report similar burnout frequency

Oncology fellows may underestimate future workload of actual practice.

CRF relief: Exercise still trumps pharmaceutical interventions

CRF relief: Exercise still trumps pharmaceutical interventions

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Recent studies show the evidence continues to support exercise and holistic measures as the most effective intervention for cancer-related fatigue.

New clinical guidelines developed for cancer-related fatigue

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Fatigue is a debilitating problem for cancer patients undergoing treatment, and it also can significantly affect quality of life after treatment.

Interruption of biological rhythms during chemotherapy worsens side effects

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Chemotherapy disrupts circadian rhythms leading to a higher risk for clinically relevant fatigue or weight loss.

Modafinil doesn't affect NSCLC-related fatigue

Modafinil doesn't affect NSCLC-related fatigue

The central nervous system stimulant modafinil is not effective in treating non-small-cell lung cancer-related fatigue, according to a study.

CBT/CBTH mitigates fatigue in patients with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy

CBT/CBTH mitigates fatigue in patients with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy

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Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy to manage fatigue, often their most debilitating side effect.

Epigenetic imprint of chemotherapy linked to inflammation in breast cancer survivors

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Chemotherapy, one of the major treatments for breast cancer, can leave a long-lasting epigenetic imprint in the DNA of the blood cells of breast cancer patients, according to new research.

Hypnosis therapy decreases fatigue in breast cancer patients

Hypnosis therapy decreases fatigue in breast cancer patients

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Breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy showed decreased fatigue as a result of cognitive behavioral therapy plus hypnosis, according to a new study.

Sudden exhaustion syndrome affects some cancer patients more than others

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A new study explores how cancer-related fatigue affects some patients more than others and is trying to determine the nature of that difference.

Chronic fatigue more common after childhood leukemia, lymphoma

Chronic fatigue is more than three times more prevalent among adult survivors of childhood leukemia or lymphoma than among other adults.

Nurse-led monitoring improves cancer-related fatigue

Nurse-led monitoring improves cancer-related fatigue

Protocolized patient-tailored treatment of physical symptoms improves fatigue in advanced cancer.

Pomalidomide extends survival in multiple myeloma

A new immunomodulatory drug under FDA review significantly increased survival in persons with multiple myeloma, including older patients.

Zytiga approved for metastatic prostate cancer

The FDA has expanded the indication for abiraterone acetate (Zytiga tablets) to combat metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Study drug makes marrow transplant possible in relapsed leukemia

The final data from a phase II study confirmed the high degree of activity of quizartinib in persons with acute myeloid leukemia.

Ibrutinib appears safe, effective against chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Ibrutinib, which targets the Bruton's tyrosine kinase to combat chronic lymphocytic leukemia, showed promising results in two phase II studies.

Fatigue following breast cancer treatment

Fatigue following breast cancer treatment

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How long is considered normal for patients to still experience fatigue, and do they need additional follow-up?

ONS Connections: School-age childhood cancer patients are resilient to fatigue during chemotherapy

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Over the trajectory of chemotherapy treatment, school-age children appear to develop resilience to fatigue.

Acupuncture reduces breast cancer-related fatigue

Acupuncture reduces breast cancer-related fatigue

Improvements also seen in quality of life after six weeks of treatment.

Developing confidence keeps breast cancer survivors exercising

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Breast cancer survivors who develop such behavioral skills as self-confidence and motivation are much more likely to continue exercising on their own after leaving a supervised exercise program.

L-carnitine does not reduce cancer-related fatigue

L-carnitine does not reduce cancer-related fatigue

No relief for patients with invasive malignancies given L-carnitine supplementation 2 g/day for four weeks.

Coping with Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

Coping with Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

Women with breast cancer have many treatment options. This patient fact sheet details the side effects of these treatments and ways to cope.

Web-based program helps manage cancer-related fatigue

Web-based program helps manage cancer-related fatigue

Fatigue, anxiety, and quality of life improve for participating disease-free cancer survivors.

Inflammation, Fatigue Tied to Omega-3 Intake After Breast CA

Inflammation, Fatigue Tied to Omega-3 Intake After Breast CA

In survivors, omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid intake ratio and CRP level were linked to inflammation and fatigue.

The patient with cancer-related fatigue: Multimodal approaches to a complex problem

The patient with cancer-related fatigue: Multimodal approaches to a complex problem

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Cancer-related fatigue is widespread, but attention to the cause can often help to alleviate the problem.

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