Helping women with breast cancer feel and sleep better
Women with breast cancer commonly report sleep disruptions and fatigue, particularly during chemotherapy.
The SleepCare Study aims to evaluate and compare three brief, low-intensity interventions designed to treat sleep and fatigue during active treatment. This study is a being conducted as part of a collaboration between Monash University and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, with recruitment and intervention occurring at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Monash Health.
Our program aims to improve sleep and fatigue in women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Although most women experience significant sleep problems during breast cancer, sleep problems often go untreated. To address this, the current study is evaluating a 6-week program focusing on three treatments: