cancer-related fatigue is reported as the most common and distressing symptom experienced by people with cancer. There is limited research published to guide occupational therapists working with people with cancer to help address this distressing symptom. This article reviews literature on cancer-related fatigue and identifies several factors associated with the development of fatigue, including underlying medical factors and other factors.
|Pages (from-to)||79 - 86|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||British Journal of Occupational Therapy|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
Purcell, A., Fleming, J., Haines, T. P., & Bennett, S. (2009). Cancer-related fatigue: a review and a conceptual framework to guide therapists' understanding. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(2), 79 - 86.