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Study Finds Sleep Problems Persist in Cancer Survivors || February 3, 2020 || American Cancer Society

A significant number of cancer survivors have sleep problems years after a cancer diagnosis, and American Cancer Society researchers have found that these problems were related to the fear of cancer returning or distress from a physical, emotional, or financial issue related to cancer. The study was published in the journal Sleep Medicine.

Trouble sleeping can lead to serious problems for people with cancer, including lower quality of life, depression, and the inability to carry out regular day-to-day activities. Understanding the link between cancer-related problems and sleep may help doctors evaluate and treat sleep problems in long-term cancer survivors. Read more…

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