Piper Fatigue Scale

Prospective assessment of fatigue and health status in Greek patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy.

 PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To describe fatigue in women with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy and to explore the impact of fatigue on their health status.
DESIGN: Prospective, descriptive, repeated measures.
SETTING: A major oncology center, Saint Savvas Cancer Hospital, in Athens, Greece.
SAMPLE: Consecutive sample of 106 women (mean age = 55 + 12), with histologically confirmed diagnosis for stage I or II breast cancer who were receiving adjuvant radiotherapy for approximately six weeks.

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