The NCCN Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) Scientific Research Committee was convened in September 2009 to accomplish 3 objectives: 1) review the current methods to measure and interventions to treat CRF; 2) recommend a CRF measure or develop a new measure for a future research project; and 3) discuss how to proceed with a CRF research project to parallel the NCCN Oncology Outcomes Database. This report summarizes the committee's work and will guide the planned CRF research project.
The authors have disclosed that they have no financial interests, arrangements, or affiliations with the manufacturers of any products discussed in this article or their competitors. The Committee meeting was supported, in part, by a research grant from Cephalon, Inc.
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