Cancer Related Fatigue in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2006 by Medical Center Alkmaar.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 5, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 14, 2006
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Medical Center Alkmaar

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to examine the degree of fatigue in patients receiving chemotherapy. Special interest goes out to the course of fatigue throughout five treatments and the actions taken by patients to reduce this fatigue.The correlation between fatigue and haemoglobin will also be subject of study.

Condition or disease
Cancer Fatigue

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 90 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Outcomes Research on the Course of Cancer Related Fatigue Throughout Five Chemotherapy Treatments
Study Start Date : January 2006
Study Completion Date : July 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fatigue
U.S. FDA Resources

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of cancer requiring chemotherapy treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Psychological illness
  • Life expectancy less than three months
  • Lack of basic proficiency in Dutch

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00261534

Medical Centre Alkmaar
Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, 1815JD
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical Center Alkmaar
Study Director: D. Hilarius, MSc Medical Centre Alkmaar, Hospital Pharmacy Identifier: NCT00261534     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M05-057
First Posted: December 5, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

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