Clinically relevant fatigue in cancer outpatients: the Edinburgh Cancer Centre symptom study

D J Storey, R A Waters, C J Hibberd, R W Rush, A T Cargill, L R Wall, M T Fallon, V A Strong, J Walker, M Sharpe

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Abstract

Fatigue is associated with cancer and its treatment but we know little about how many and which patients suffer fatigue of clinical severity. We aimed to determine the prevalence of clinically relevant fatigue (CRF) and its associations in outpatients with various cancer diagnoses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1861-9
Number of pages9
JournalAnnals of Oncology
Volume18
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Anxiety
  • Cancer Care Facilities
  • Causality
  • Comorbidity
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Fatigue
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Neoplasms
  • Outpatients
  • Prevalence
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaires
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Distribution
  • Sick Role
  • Sickness Impact Profile
  • Stress, Psychological

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