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Sleep Disorders, Fatigue, and Cognitive Function in Cancer Survivors: A Plenary Session

Presented by: Kristin Dickinson, Halle C.F. Moore, Jennifer Schmitz, and Eric S. Zhou

Moderated by: Andrew T. Day

Sleep disorders (particularly insomnia), cancer-related fatigue, and cancer-related cognitive impairment are common and distressing symptoms of cancer and its treatment. A plenary discussion on this topic at the NCCN 2023 Annual Conference

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Cancer-Related Fatigue Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology

The problem of cancer-related fatigue, which affects 70% to 100% of cancer patients, has been exacerbated by the increased use of fatigue-inducing multimodal treatments and dose-dense, dose-intense protocols. In patients with metastatic disease, the prevalence of cancer-related fatigue exceeds 75%, and cancer survivors report that fatigue is a disruptive symptom months or even years after treatment ends. To address the significant problem of cancer-related fatigue, the NCCN convened a panel of experts in the field of fatigue. The Cancer-Related Fatigue Clinical Practice Guidelines synthesize the available research and clinical experience in this field and provide recommendations for patient care.

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Complications of Multiple Myeloma Therapy, Part 1: Risk Reduction and Management of Peripheral Neuropathy and Asthenia

Paul G. Richardson, Jacob P. Laubach, Robert L. Schlossman, Constantine Mitsiades, and Kenneth Anderson

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) and asthenia (fatigue) are among the most commonly seen complications in patients undergoing multiple myeloma (MM) therapy. These potentially debilitating adverse effects are frequently dose limiting, and they may

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Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Undergoing Systemic Therapy With or Without Maximal Tumor Debulking

Lotte Bakkerus, Laurien M. Buffart, Tineke E. Buffart, Yannick M. Meyer, Barbara M. Zonderhuis, Cornelis J.A. Haasbeek, Kathelijn S. Versteeg, Olaf J.L. Loosveld, Jan Willem B. de Groot, Mathijs P. Hendriks, Cornelis Verhoef, Hendrik M.W. Verheul, and Elske C. Gootjes

investigated using the EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire-Core 30 (EORTC QLQ-C30). 29 , 30 This questionnaire consists of 5 functional scales (physical, social, role, cognitive, and emotional functioning), 3 symptom scales (fatigue, pain, and nausea

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Cancer Patient Survival and Erythropoietin

John A. Glaspy

anemic cancer patients when referenced to the general population . J Clin Oncol 2003 ; 21 : 366 – 373 . 2 Cella D Kallich J McDermott A Xu X . The longitudinal relationship of hemoglobin, fatigue and quality of life in anemic cancer

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Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in Oncology

John A. Glaspy

X . The longitudinal relationship of hemoglobin, fatigue and quality of life in anemic cancer patients: results from five randomized clinical trials . Ann Oncol 2004 ; 15 : 979 – 986 . 6. Berndt E Kallich J McDermott A . Reductions in

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Letter to the Editor: Panax Ginseng for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Andrea Angelo Martoni, Luigi Cavanna, and Gianpiero Porzio

Re: Sriram Yennurajalingam, Nizar M. Tannir, Janet L. Williams, et al. A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Panax Ginseng for Cancer-Related Fatigue in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2017

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Dissemination and Implementation of Guidelines for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Ann M. Berger and Kathi Mooney

Evidence-based recommendations for cancer-related fatigue (CRF) have been disseminated recently by all major cancer organizations (NCCN, Oncology Nursing Society [ONS], Canadian Partnership Against Cancer/Canadian Association of Psychosocial

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Compound Kushen Injection Reduces Severe Toxicity and Symptom Burden Associated With Curative Radiotherapy in Patients With Lung Cancer

Jie Liu, Qingxi Yu, Xin Shelley Wang, Qiuling Shi, Jun Wang, Fan Wang, Simeng Ren, Jiayue Jin, Baojin Han, Wenzheng Zhang, Xueyao Su, Shuanghu Yuan, and Hongsheng Lin

developed in clinical practice in China based on TCM theory. Patients undergoing RT usually demonstrate a cluster of symptoms (eg, cough, dyspnea, fatigue, and pain) that are related to inflammation or ulceration, which may be diagnosed as a heat toxin

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Quality of Life Is Associated With Survival in Patients With Gastric Cancer: Results From the Randomized CRITICS Trial

Romy M. van Amelsfoort, Iris Walraven, Jacobien Kieffer, Edwin P.M. Jansen, Annemieke Cats, Nicole C.T. van Grieken, Elma Meershoek-Klein Kranenbarg, Hein Putter, Johanna W. van Sandick, Karolina Sikorska, Cornelis J.H. van de Velde, Neil K. Aaronson, Marcel Verheij, and on behalf of the CRITICS Investigators

functioning, role functioning, cognitive functioning, emotional functioning, and social functioning), 3 multi-item symptom scales (fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and pain), 6 single-item symptom scales (dyspnea, insomnia, appetite loss, constipation, diarrhea