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"Prior research demonstrating the benefit of steroids in advanced cancer patients is limited, and there are no validated studies using fatigue as a primary outcome,” he said. The study he led (senior author was Eduardo Bruera, MD) used validated tools in a controlled setting that met National Cancer Institute and National Comprehensive Cancer Network criteria. Moreover, the study demonstrated that dexamethasone at 4 mg twice daily was effective in treating cancer-related fatigue for a period of two weeks."
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