Intervention Review

Exercise for the management of cancer-related fatigue in adults

  1. Fiona Cramp1,*,
  2. James Byron-Daniel2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 19 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006145.pub3

How to Cite

Cramp F, Byron-Daniel J. Exercise for the management of cancer-related fatigue in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006145. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006145.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of the West of England, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Bristol, UK

  2. 2

    University of the West of England, School of Psychology, Bristol, UK

*Fiona Cramp, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Glenside campus, Blackberry Hill, Bristol, BS16 1DD, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012


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