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The Cancer Side Effects That Never Disappear

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jane Biehl Ph.D. From: curetoday.com I think most of us cancer survivors will agree we are grateful for every day and rejoice if we are in remission. When we are told we have NED (no evidence of disease), we want to party! What we seldom realize on this tricky cancer journey is that some of the side effects are …

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Savvy Cooperative: People with a Past Diagnosis of Breast Cancer on Maintenance Therapy to Share Their Experiences with Fatigue

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCOPE We’re looking for people with a past diagnosis of breast cancer who are on maintenance therapy to share their experiences with fatigue SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Adults who have had a past diagnosis of breast cancer and are on maintenance therapy Verification of diagnosis will be required to participate Have felt tired in the past week Ages 18 years or …

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Cancer Fatigue: Why It Happens, How to Cope

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From: healthline.com What Causes Cancer-Related Fatigue and How to Manage It Fatigue is a common symptom of cancer and a side effect of some cancer treatments. Cancer fatigue is more than feeling tired or sleepy. It can feel like an overwhelming lack of energy that interferes with your daily activities. In this article, we’ll examine the connection between cancer and …

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New Clues to Sleep Problems, Solutions in Cancer Patients

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By: Mike Bassett From: medpagetoday.com Two late-breaking studies presented at the Oncology Nursing Society virtual annual meeting tackled an issue common to many cancer survivors — poor sleep. In the first, researchers found that almost two-thirds of patients with gastrointestinal cancers who received chemotherapy had high levels of sleep disturbance, and that these patients were more likely to be younger, …

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Symptoms often underrecognized among patients receiving radiotherapy for breast cancer

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By: Mark Leiser From: healio.com Symptoms such as pain, fatigue and pruritus often went underrecognized among patients with breast cancer treated with radiotherapy, according to study results presented at the virtual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Black patients and younger patients appeared at significantly higher risk for symptom underrecognition, results showed. “We were disappointed to find that physicians frequently didn’t …

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How to Feel Better During Breast Cancer Treatment

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From: webmd.com Cancer medicines are strong. Although their side effects can be intense, you’ve got ways to ease them.The key is to let your doctor know what problems you have so they can recommend changes to help you.In some cases, they may be able to change your prescriptions or adjust the dose. For example, with chemotherapy, your doctor will try …

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Randomized Control Trial Demonstrates Untire is an Effective Digital Therapeutic Against Cancer Fatigue

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From: PR Newswire Cancer patients and survivors with moderate to severe fatigue reported significant fatigue reduction through the use of Tired of Cancer’s Untire app The University of Groningen announces the publication of their International Waiting-list Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) assessing the efficacy of Untire in the Journal of Psycho-Oncology. Untire is the first mobile app to address Cancer-Related Fatigue …

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Symptom Burden in Older Breast Cancer Survivors Highlights Need for Surveillance

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By: Kristie L. Kahl From: curetoday.com Older breast cancer survivors experienced a higher level of actionable symptoms and greater loss of well-being over time, highlighting the need for surveillance and intervention, according to findings from a study published in Cancer. “Many of the nearly 4 million US breast cancer survivors report one or more symptoms commonly associated with cancer, including …