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Cancer-Related Fatigue in Women With Breast Cancer: Outcomes of a 5-Year Prospective Cohort Study Full Text
Journal of Clinical Oncology, 04/19/2012
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The challenge arising from our study is to identify those patients who are likely to develop a protracted and disabling post treatment fatigue syndrome and focus intensive strategies on them and reassuring the majority of women that they will not have long term consequences.