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A study has found that 30% of women who have undergone breast cancer treatment complain of persistent loss of energy in the first 5 years after therapy, with 60% of them stating the lethargy continued for longer. Experts believe that the cause of their fatigue is influenced by dual therapy (chemotherapy and radiation), depression, cardiovascular disease and persistent pain.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters Health
About: Breast cancer therapy can cause ongoing lethargy
Date: 12 January 2006
Source: Reuters Health
Author: Karla Gale
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