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Fatigue in cancer

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Complications.,
  • Fatigue.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jo Armes, Meinir Krishnasamy, and Irene Higginson.
    ContributionsArmes, Jo., Krishnasamy, Meinir., Higginson, Irene.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .F368 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 311 p. :
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3321786M
    ISBN 100192630946
    LC Control Number2004274949
    OCLC/WorldCa55523995

    Cancer-related fatigue has been defined as a distressing, persistent, and subjective sense of tiredness or exhaustion that is not proportional to activity and interferes with usual function. Fatigue is one of the most common problems in patients with cancer. It may be related to the disease itself or cancer treatment and may continue beyond completion of treatment among . is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in , this collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.

    Fatigue in Cancer Edited by Jo Armes, Meinir Krishnasamy, and Irene J. Higginson. The book demonstrates the considerable capacity of cancer-related fatigue to impact on quality of life; It provides a framework for applying theory into 'real' clinical or research settings; The contributors are internationally recognized experts in their fields. Fatigue is very common in patients with blood cancers. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is characterized by excessive and persistent exhaustion that interferes with daily activity and function. CRF often begins before cancer is diagnosed, worsens during the course of treatment and may persist for months—even years—after treatment ends.

    Fatigue (a feeling of tiredness) is a common complication of many cancer treatments. It’s also one of the most difficult side effects to effectively manage. This is likely because fatigue has multiple causes, even in the same individual. If you’re experiencing fatigue, be sure to talk with your oncologist and healthcare team, because they can [ ]. Fighting Cancer Fatigue. Fatigue is by far the most common - and for many the most distressing - symptom affecting people with cancer. At its worst, cancer-related fatigue is a draining, unrelenting exhaustion that impedes the ability to enjoy life and carry out daily activities.


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The best measure of fatigue comes from the way you describe your fatigue level to your cancer Fatigue in cancer book team. You can describe your level of fatigue as none, mild, moderate, or severe. Or you can use a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means no fatigue at all.

Fatigue is feeling very tired most, or all, of the time. It is a very common problem for people with cancer. Fatigue is a feeling of tiredness or exhaustion.

It can be caused by the cancer itself, or the side effects of treatments. As many as 9 out of 10 people with cancer (90%) get cancer-related fatigue (CRF). It is possible to manage fatigue. The fatigue that often comes with cancer is called cancer-related fatigue.

It's very common. Between 80% and % of people with cancer report having fatigue. The fatigue felt by Fatigue in cancer book with cancer is different from the fatigue of daily life and different from the tired feeling people might remember having before they had cancer.

The exact causes of cancer fatigue and how best to treat it aren't always clear. Find out what doctors know about cancer fatigue and what you can do about it.

Fatigue, usually described as feeling tired, weak or exhausted, affects most people during cancer treatment. Cancer fatigue can result from the side effects of treatment or the cancer itself. Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer treatment. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and biologic therapy can cause fatigue in cancer patients.

Fatigue is also a common symptom of some types of cancer. Patients describe fatigue as feeling tired, weak, worn-out, heavy, slow, or that they have no energy or get-up-and-go. Cancer-related fatigue is different from the fatigue experienced by healthy people.

When healthy people are fatigued from their daily activities, extra rest typically helps. But that’s not always the case for cancer patients. That’s because fatigue can be caused by many cancer treatments, as well as the cancer itself and even other side.

Fatigue is one of the most common problems for people receiving cancer treatment. Fatigue also can be a symptom of cancer. The fatigue is not the same as fatigue experienced by healthy people.

It is described as feeling heavy, weak or worn out, and as having a complete lack of energy. Cancer fatigue can affect a person's quality of life, and can cause depression or other. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations: Contents: Introduction / Irene I.

Higginson, Jo Armes and Meinir Krishnasamy --pt. nature and pathophysiology of fatigue Definitions, epidemiology, and models of fatigue in the general population and in cancer / Matthew Hotopf A critical appraisal of the factors. A Bloch and others American Cancer Society, ISBN An American book but most of the information is relevant to the UK.

It covers issues such as preventing weight loss and coping with dehydration, fatigue, and infection. Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer and its treatment. It is not predictable by tumor type, treatment, or stage of illness. It is not predictable by tumor type.

Fatigue means feeling very tired, exhausted and lacking energy. It can be a symptom of the cancer itself or a side effect of treatment.

Fatigue is very common in people with cancer. It can be the most troubling symptom. Many people say it's the most disruptive side effect of all. Cancer related fatigue can affect you physically, emotionally and.

Most of the time fatigue can be traced to one or more of your habits or routines, particularly lack of exercise. It's also commonly related to depression. On occasion, fatigue is a symptom of other underlying conditions that require medical treatment.

Lifestyle factors. Taking an honest inventory of things that might be responsible for your. Introduction.

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a common, distressing symptom that negatively affects health-related quality of life (QOL) of oncology patients [].The pathobiology of CRF is also complex and is thought to be caused by a cascade of events resulting in pro-inflammatory cytokine production, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) activation dysfunction, metabolic Cited by:   Treatment of Cancer-related Fatigue.

A limited number of controlled clinical trials of treatment for cancer-related fatigue have been published. The only treatment supported strongly by the available clinical evidence is the use of epoetin alfa in patients with anemia due to chemotherapy by: 1.

Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer and its treatment. It is not predictable by tumor type, treatment, or stage of illness. Usually, it comes on suddenly, does not result from activity or exertion, and is not relieved by rest or sleep. Fatigue is a common side effect of many cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, bone marrow transplant, and ions such as anemia, as well as pain, medications, and emotions, can also cause or worsen fatigue.

People often describe cancer-related fatigue as feeling extremely tired, weak, heavy, run down, and. Best Sellers in Cancer #1 Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases. The Epstein-Barr Virus Solution: The Hidden Undiagnosed Epidemic of a Virus Destroying Millions of Lives through Chronic Fatigue, Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer [Kines, DR Kasia] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Epstein-Barr Virus Solution: The Hidden Undiagnosed Epidemic of a Virus Destroying Millions of Lives through Chronic Fatigue/5(94). Cancer-related fatigue (CRF - sometimes simply called "cancer fatigue") is one of the most common side effects of cancer and its treatments.

It is often described as "paralyzing." Usually, it comes on suddenly, does not result from activity or exertion, and is not relieved by rest or sleep. It may not end - even when treatment is complete. Fatigue and low energy are common reasons patients seek help from a doctor.

It is often challenging to come up with a diagnosis, as many medical problems can cause fatigue. One potential theory links stress to adrenal exhaustion as a potential cause of this lack of energy, but is “adrenal fatigue” a real disease?.

Fatigue (feeling really tired) is one of the most common side effects of cancer treatment and ranks at the top of symptoms reported (alongside pain).

Simple activities required of daily living can take longer, use up more energy, and feel debilitating.Although fatigue is the most frequent complaint in cancer patients, there is no universally accepted definition. In this book a series of studies are presented whose aims were definition of cancer-specific fatigue and the development of an instrument which had the capacity to discriminate levels of fatigue in different groups of cancer patients.INTRODUCTION.

Cancer‐related fatigue (CRF) is a symptom frequently experienced by survivors regardless of tumor type or its treatment.

1 This report is focused on CRF among the increasing number of breast cancer survivors, which currently number > M in the United States. CRF is described as a clinical entity characterized by tiredness to exhaustion not precipitated by Cited by: