Cancer related insomnia: a survey among cancer survivors at a local hospital in Malaysia
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: FAROOQUI, Maryam (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Pinang, Malaysia)
- Co-author(s): Jamulidin, Heryohana (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Pinang, Malaysia)
Insomnia or sleeplessness is a common problem for cancer survivors. Chronic insomnia if left untreated can lead to increase levels of fatigue, pain, mood disturbances and contribute to immunosuppression, which can affect the course of disease and may affect patient's quality of life. Continues assessment during the course of treatment should.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.