2016
DOI: 10.1590/0004-282x20160007
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Abstract: Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of an educational program on improvement of fatigue and quality of life of patients with high-grade glioma during radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment. Method This is a longitudinal, experimental study. Twenty-three patients with high-grade glioma were randomly assigned to one of two groups. Both groups completed the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy: Fatigue questionnaire and the Beck Depression Inventory, and one of the groups received the educational inter… Show more

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“…We identified four studies that are awaiting classification (Bigatao 2016;Littlechild 2016;Sandler 2015;Velji 2006).…”
Section: Studies Awaiting Classificationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…We identified four studies that are awaiting classification (Bigatao 2016;Littlechild 2016;Sandler 2015;Velji 2006).…”
Section: Studies Awaiting Classificationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Studies included mostly breasts, CNS, GI, colorectal and lung cancer patients (1,4,5,10,17). Different symptoms/effects of cancer treatment that may have a detrimental effect on the QoL of cancer patients were addressed in the studies.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Nausea and vomiting are the main symptoms reported in GI, breast, and lung cancer patients after receiving chemotherapy, which leads to a decrease in quality of life (1,4,10). Fatigue was also one of the self-reported symptoms (1,5). In a study of colorectal cancer, Late radiotherapy toxicity symptoms such as flatulence, abdominal distension, and diarrhea were also addressed, affecting the quality of life mainly in nutrition deteriorated patients (17).…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
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