Advanced breast cancer patients with a diagnosis of cancer- related fatigue in the absence of any remediable physical or psychological cause Compared with nothing
  • Reduced fatigue
  • Physical wellbeing
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Ability to enjoy life in the moment
  • Ability to work
  • Intimacy with partner
  • Ability to take care of the family
  • Ability to enjoy relationships with family and friends
  • Improved quality of life
  • Reduced contact with health care practitioners
  • Economic costs

NB The search strategy developed from this PICO table and used to search the literature for this question can be found in Appendix A

From: Chapter 6, Management of specific problems

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