Published in Cancer Weekly, March 10th, 1997
A survey of cancer patients, oncologists, and caregivers revealed that fatigue has profound effects on patients, including their ability to work, meet family needs, and cope with the disease.
Seventy-eight percent of cancer patients experience fatigue during the course of their disease, the survey found. Fifty-three percent of those responding to the survey said they experienced fatigue on most days, if not every day. Eight in ten physicians surveyed believe that fatigue is overlooked and under-treated, yet despite...
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