Although corticosteroids are frequently used to manage adverse effects (AEs), data on AEs related to these agents are lacking. Therefore, these researchers sought to determine if better reporting of corticosteroid-related AEs would be of benefit.
Researchers sought to determine if handgrip force could provide objective measures of CRF in patients with cancer.
In a multicenter phase 2 study, the Walk With Ease program was evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing radiotherapy-associated fatigue vs usual care in older patients with breast cancer. Results were presented at 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Fatigability and poor endurance appeared higher in those with a history of cancer, especially in older adults.
In a secondary analysis of the BEATE and INVEST study, researchers followed a link between levothyroxine use, exercise, and fatigue in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
Patients with breast cancer experiencing fatigue need to be encouraged to exercise. In this study, investigators measured the impact of enhancing oncologist recommendations with a yoga-based DVD.
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity was found to improve working memory and executive function in survivors of breast cancer.
Acupuncture was found to improve cancer-related fatigue in patients with lung cancer in as little as 2 weeks, according to results of a double-blind randomized clinical study.
Mitochondrial Bioenergetics Profile Indicates Likelihood of Radiation-Induced Fatigue in Prostate CancerMay 11, 2017
Mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation rate in lymphocytes of patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer appears to be associated with fatigue.
Fatigue and insomnia can persist for many cervical cancer survivors years after their treatment, and have a serious impact on quality of life.
Exercise and/or psychological interventions effectively reduce cancer-related fatigue during and after cancer treatment.
In this study, researchers sought to identify physical, neurocognitive, and serologic markers that may correlate with self-reported fatigue before and after (neo)adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with early-stage breast cancer.
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.
Infrared laser moxibustion, an infrared laser treatment combined with a traditional acupuncture modality, appears safe and effective in relieving cancer-related fatigue.
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.
Oral melatonin at a dose of 20 mg was not associated with improvement in fatigue or other symptoms in patients with advanced cancer.
Treatment with the traditional Chinese medicine herbal mixture helped relieve fatigue in cancer patients, according to trial data.
Music therapy improves anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue in patients with cancer.
Oncology fellows may underestimate future workload of actual practice.
Recent studies show the evidence continues to support exercise and holistic measures as the most effective intervention for cancer-related fatigue.
Fatigue is a debilitating problem for cancer patients undergoing treatment, and it also can significantly affect quality of life after treatment.
Chemotherapy disrupts circadian rhythms leading to a higher risk for clinically relevant fatigue or weight loss.
The central nervous system stimulant modafinil is not effective in treating non-small-cell lung cancer-related fatigue, according to a study.
Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy to manage fatigue, often their most debilitating side effect.
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.
Breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy showed decreased fatigue as a result of cognitive behavioral therapy plus hypnosis, according to a new study.
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 is more than three times more prevalent among adult survivors of childhood leukemia or lymphoma than among other adults.
Protocolized patient-tailored treatment of physical symptoms improves fatigue in advanced cancer.
A new immunomodulatory drug under FDA review significantly increased survival in persons with multiple myeloma, including older patients.
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