Increased prevalence of chronic fatigue among survivors of childhood cancers: A population-based study

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Abstract

Background Fatigue is prevalent in adult cancer survivors but less studied in childhood cancer survivors. Aims were to assess fatigue levels, prevalence of chronic fatigue (CF) and the association of CF with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in survivors of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), infratentorial astrocytoma (IA), and Wilms tumor (WT) in childhood.

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Authors
  • Inga M. R. Johannsdottir
  • Marianne J. Hjermstad
  • Torbjorn Moum
  • Finn Wesenberg
  • Lars Hjorth
  • Henrik Schroder
  • Susanna Mort
  • Gudmundur Jonmundsson
  • Jon H. Loge
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Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Pediatrics

Keywords

  • children, fatigue, health-related quality of life, neoplasms
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-420
JournalPediatric Blood & Cancer
Volume58
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes