Is education an effective management strategy for reducing cancer-related fatigue?

Amanda Purcell, Jennifer Fleming, Bryan Burmeister, Sally Bennett, Terry Peter Haines

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Abstract

The use of education is recommended to teach patients self-care behaviours to reduce cancer-related fatigue, however, there is little evidence of its effectiveness or optimal timing. This educationally based cancer-related fatigue intervention trial, CAN-FIT, aimed to reduced severity of fatigue in radiotherapy patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1429 - 1439
Number of pages11
JournalSupportive Care in Cancer
Volume19
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Purcell, Amanda ; Fleming, Jennifer ; Burmeister, Bryan ; Bennett, Sally ; Haines, Terry Peter. / Is education an effective management strategy for reducing cancer-related fatigue?. In: Supportive Care in Cancer. 2011 ; Vol. 19, No. 9. pp. 1429 - 1439.
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