Author | Steven J. Cohen, MD


Breast Cancer Survivor With Fatigue and Musculoskeletal Pain

December 31, 2006

For 2 weeks, a 58-year-old woman has experienced increasingfatigue with activity. She has needed to nap duringthe day, has not been able to perform her usual activities,and has missed 3 days of work. She also complains of“muscle aches”-mainly in her back. She denies headache,dyspnea, fever, hot or cold intolerance, and alteredmentation.