Navigation Links
Research Suggests Breast Cancer Fatigue Begins Before Chemo

y, which was funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, a division of the National Institutes of Health, was to determine the best ways to reduce fatigue during chemotherapy and to prevent chronic fatigue after treatment.

Researchers measured sleep and activity patterns during the 48 hours prior to the first chemotherapy treatment using wristwatch-sized activity monitors called actigraphs.

Fatigue, the most prevalent and distressing symptom for breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, has long been accepted by health professionals and patients alike as a side effect of treatment. Researchers say there are ways to intervene, and now they have found it may be important to intervene during the recovery period after breast cancer surgery.

Researchers say disrupted sleep, low daytime activity and reduced activity are all likely to contribute to mild fatigue before chemotherapy - and moderate to severe fatigue after chemo. That means fatigue needs to be addressed before and after surgery. Women typically begin chemotherapy three to four weeks after surgery.

Dr. Berger said because inactivity contributes to fatigue, she and colleagues believe women need to rest for several days after surgery, but also regain activity when theyre able. Weve been telling patients for years to rest and take it easy, but in some cases, were finding the patients who remain inactive are the ones who report higher fatigue.

Cancer-related fatigue can have a profound impact on an individuals life with significant physical, emotional, social and economic consequences that may persist for months or years after completing treatment. Even after treatment ends, between 30 and 50 percent of patients say their fatigue remains at least six months. Sometimes they say it never goes away.

Fatigue related to cancer treatment is described as a distressing, persistent, sense of tiredness or exhaustion that is no
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause
2. Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
3. Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre
4. Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
5. Research of Ritalin
6. Researchers trick Alzheimers Enzyme
7. Researchers find new HIV hiding place
8. A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles
9. Research on causes for falling helps develop preventive strategies
10. New standards for Human Research Safety
11. Research on Celiac Disease in children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Research Suggests Breast Cancer Fatigue Begins Before Chemo

(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014 SIMpalm helped its client ... is available on iTunes for download . Experience a ... Chef allows you to listen and cook along with expert ... simply get out the ingredients and equipment, press play, and ... prepare ingredients ahead of time, just relax and cook along ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, ... fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never ... has announced an important deadline. According to a VCF ... with a covered cancer on or before October 12, 2012 ... 2014. First responders and others who were allegedly injured by ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Dearborn, Michigan (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... from Drs. Harris, Birkhill, Wang, Songe and Associates, PC ... generations and countless tomorrows to come. , The ... group, responsible for more than $2.5 million in donations. ... the title sponsors for the Oakwood Women’s Healthcare Classic ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The ... organization that has donated more than 200,000 books to ... 2001, announces the launch of Brooke’s Cooks, a new ... while encouraging healthy living among at-risk children and their ... will include a series of nutrition information workshops, cooking ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... somethinglike the meal you,ve ordered at a restaurantor ... sweep through your brain. , These waves ... symphony of cellsboth excitatory and inhibitoryplaying together in ... debated, gamma waves have been associated with higher-level ... been tied to schizophrenia, Alzheimer,s disease, autism, epilepsy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch 2Health News:Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch 3Health News:Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch 4Health News:October 12, 2014 Deadline Approaching for 9/11 First Responders Suffering from Certain Cancers to Submit Their Registration to the VCF, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 2Health News:October 12, 2014 Deadline Approaching for 9/11 First Responders Suffering from Certain Cancers to Submit Their Registration to the VCF, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 3Health News:Brooke Jackman Foundation Launches Brooke's Cooks, New Initiative to Promote Healthy Living Among At-Risk Youth and Their Families 2Health News:Brooke Jackman Foundation Launches Brooke's Cooks, New Initiative to Promote Healthy Living Among At-Risk Youth and Their Families 3Health News:Brooke Jackman Foundation Launches Brooke's Cooks, New Initiative to Promote Healthy Living Among At-Risk Youth and Their Families 4Health News:Memory relies on astrocytes, the brain's lesser known cells 2Health News:Memory relies on astrocytes, the brain's lesser known cells 3
... adolescent sexual and reproductive health issues, and this can ... elders, says a new report by the International Center ... ,More than half the population in India is ... suffer serious reproductive health problems but face constraints in ...
... of the American College of Gastroenterology suggests that illness ... with mothers who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) may ... one-on-one contact with their mothers. ,Researcher ... Washington looked at survey data from 631 children of ...
... working in Iraq admit that more than half of the ... and more experienced staff and were available.// ,Writing ... that as the violence escalates, the reality is that they ... from Iraqi authorities and UN agencies suggest that more than ...
... attitude towards one's ethnic identity can help teenagers manage ... according to a new study.// ,Lisa Kiang ... Forest University studied 415 ninth-graders from Chinese and Mexican ... participants had an impact on their daily psychological well-being, ...
... Health Organization has reported that for every four adults ... overweight, 30% of them clinically obese.// ,Obesity ... one day cripple economies. WHO says that although it ... still constitutes a global epidemic. ,Statistics show ...
... been reported in Canada following two cases of paralysis when ... ,According to reports by the local media the ... from Toronto. It is not known when the third case ... California and sold under the names Bolt house Farms 100 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Intervention Needed to Break 'Silence' on Reproductive Health 2Health News:Intervention Needed to Break 'Silence' on Reproductive Health 3Health News:Gender and Family Size Influences IBS Symptoms in Children 2Health News:Scourge of Obesity 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- June 28 th , ... which has developed the AMAS cancer test, is making its ... To date, the test, which is a serum-based in vitro ... emerging as a significant tool in the fight against cancer ... With an estimated 17 million cancer survivors in the ...
(Date:7/28/2014)...  Some 2,500 scientists and experts from around the ... for the largest international meeting of the ... researchers from fields as far flung as genomics and ... new manufacturing processes to creating life-saving drugs. ... United Nations has declared 2014 the International Year of ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Portugal Pharmaceuticals ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0207141/Portugal-Pharmaceuticals-and-Healthcare-Report-Q3-2014.html Includes ... View: Faster-than-expected economic growth last quarter has led ... slightly upwards. As forecast previously, BMI expects ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oncolab, Inc. Exhibits Pioneering AMAS Cancer Test at AACC 2All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 2All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 3All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 4All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 5All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 6Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014 2Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014 3Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014 4
Suture Cutter, Open Ended, Left Notch...
Threaded cannula with cannulated obturator for use with Acufex Suture Punch; sterile packs, box of 10....
...
...
Medicine Products: