CINJ experts available to discuss cancer-related fatigue

April 03, 2017

Barbara Hale, MSW, LCSW, is the manager of the Social Work Department at CINJ and the leader for the Living with Cancer-Patient and Family Support Group. She can provide information and strategies on how family members can help loved ones with cancer cope with the effects of cancer-related fatigue.

Beth Knox, MSN, RN, APN-C, AOCN, is an adult oncology certified nurse practitioner at CINJ, who practices in the Breast Cancer Group, as well as the Phase I Clinical Trial Group. She can discuss the multidisciplinary approach used at CINJ to assess cancer-related fatigue and fatigue associated with cancer chemotherapy treatments. Her research focuses on reducing chemotherapy-induced fatigue through promotion of communication about fatigue. She also works with the Strength for Caring Support Group, a program for cancer patient caregivers.

Source Cancer Institute of New Jersey