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The Challenges of Cancer & Disability Study – invitation to take part

The Challenges of Cancer and Disability Study (CoCaDS) If you live in Wales, have a physical disability and have had cancer, you are invited to take part in an interview-based study. The aim is to improve cancer care for people … Continue reading

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Fatigue & depression levels higher in CFS than cancer

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: Persistent fatigue and depressive symptoms are both highly prevalent among patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) as well as breast cancer survivors. This study aimed to assess and directly compare perceptions of fatigue as highly interfering … Continue reading

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Dantzer on the neuroimmune basis of fatigue and CFS

Simon McGrath provides an overview of a fascinating lecture that points to a possible treatment being studied in cancer fatigue that has a more than intriguing connection with ME/CFS. Check it out    

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Fatigue in cancer and CFS

Abstract BACKGROUND Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) often worsens fatigue in patients with prostate cancer, producing symptoms similar to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Comparing expression (mRNA) of many fatigue-related genes in patients with ADT-treated prostate cancer versus with CFS versus healthy … Continue reading

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