BMC Cancer 2021 Jul 26;21(1):855. Epub 2021 Jul 26.
College of Nursing, Mo-Im Kim Nursing Research Institute, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 03722, South Korea.
Background: Fatigue is one of the most common and burdensome symptoms experienced by cancer patients. In interventions intended to reduce fatigue in such patients, fatigability, or perception of fatigue contextualized to activities of fixed intensity and duration, may also be measured. This study investigated the effects of a 15-month intervention on fatigue and fatigability in breast cancer survivors (BCS); explored the fatigue-fatigability relationship; and evaluated the impacts of fatigue and fatigability on anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance, and endocrine symptoms. Read More