A study looking at a quality of life questionnaire for cancer fatigue

Please note - this trial is no longer recruiting patients. We hope to add results when they are available.

Cancer type:

All cancer types





This study is looking at how well a quality of life questionnaire measures tiredness (fatigue) caused by cancer.

Cancer and its treatment can cause tiredness. This can affect your daily life, social life and quality of life. So it is important that health professionals are able to properly measure your level of fatigue and how it is affecting you.

The study team have developed a questionnaire to do this. The aim of this study is to find out how well this questionnaire works to assess cancer fatigue.

Who can enter

You may be able to enter this trial if you have any type of cancer and are at least 18 years old.

You cannot enter this trial if you are

  • Having a stem cell transplant from a donor
  • Having cancer drugs before surgery or radiotherapy to shrink your cancer
  • Taking part in a similar study that could affect you taking part in this one

Trial design

This is an international study. It will recruit 520 people from different countries around the world.

You fill in 3 questionnaires

  • Before you start treatment
  • Once during treatment
  • After you have finished treatment

The questionnaires will ask about symptoms of tiredness you may have, any problems that may be caused by this and how you’ve been feeling. This is called a quality of life study.

Hospital visits

There are no extra hospital visits if you take part in this study.

Side effects

There are no side effects if you take part in this study.

Recruitment start:

Recruitment end:

How to join a clinical trial

Please note: In order to join a trial you will need to discuss it with your doctor, unless otherwise specified.

Please note - unless we state otherwise in the summary, you need to talk to your doctor about joining a trial.

Chief Investigator

Dr Elizabeth Anne Lanceley

Supported by

European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
NIHR Clinical Research Network: Cancer
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Questions about cancer? Contact our information nurses

Freephone 0808 800 4040

Last review date

CRUK internal database number:

Oracle 11130

Please note - unless we state otherwise in the summary, you need to talk to your doctor about joining a trial.

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