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Yoga Improves Sleep Quality in Cancer Survivors (September 11, 2013)

Cancer survivors who participated in a special yoga program reported better sleep quality and less reliance on sleep medication, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical... Continue Reading

Ginseng Supplements May Relieve Cancer-Related Fatigue (August 14, 2013)

Cancer patients and survivors who took ginseng supplements for two months felt noticeable relief from fatigue, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Fatigue... Continue Reading

Exercise Reduces Cancer-Related Fatigue (November 30, 2012)

Aerobic exercise can relieve the fatigue associated with cancer and its treatment, according to an updated systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. Fatigue is one of the most common side effects... Continue Reading

Yoga Improves Sleep and Quality of Life (May 26, 2010)

A four-week yoga program that included breathing, meditation, postures, and other techniques improved sleep and quality of life among cancer survivors. The results of this study will be presented at the... Continue Reading

Exercise Reduces Chemotherapy-related Fatigue (October 21, 2009)

Exercise reduces fatigue and improves strength, physical functioning, and emotional well-being in men and women undergoing chemotherapy, according to the results of a study published in the British Medical... Continue Reading

Ask the Doctor (December 18, 2008)

Ask the Doctor By Lynda Mandell, MD, PhD, FACR The Other Side of Cancer Treatment Psycho-oncology treats the nonphysical impact of cancer. The cancer journey is an uncharted, unwelcome, and unanticipated... Continue Reading

Insomnia (December 18, 2008)

If you have trouble sleeping, some new interventions may help. By Patricia McAdams Lorraine Chase, 68, of Poway, California, has “really lumpy breasts,” she says, which is probably why her... Continue Reading

Ritalin® and Epoetins May Alleviate Cancer-related Fatigue (August 18, 2008)

Ritalin® and Epoetins May Alleviate Cancer-related Fatigue Ritalin® (methylphenidate) and erythropoietins may have a modest positive effect in treating cancer-related fatigue. The details of this meta-analysis... Continue Reading

Ginseng May Improve Cancer-related Fatigue (June 18, 2007)

Ginseng May Improve Cancer-related Fatigue According to results recently presented at the 2007 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), ginseng may help improve fatigue related... Continue Reading

Enbrel® May Reduce Fatigue Among Patients Receiving Chemotherapy (April 24, 2006)

Enbrel® May Reduce Fatigue Among Patients Receiving Chemotherapy According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, treatment with Enbrel® (etanercept) may reduce the fatigue and weakness... Continue Reading

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