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Research Article

Spore Powder of Ganoderma lucidum Improves Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Endocrine Therapy: A Pilot Clinical Trial

Table 4

Patients' functioning and global quality of life scores as measured by the EORTC QLQ-C30.

SubscaleExperimental group ( )Control group ( )

Functional scales
Physical functioning
 Week 0
 Week 4 **##

Role functioning
 Week 0
 Week 4

Emotional functioning
 Week 0
 Week 4 **##

Social Functioning
 Week 0
 Week 4

Cognitive functioning
 Week 0
 Week 4 *#

Global Quality of Life
 Week 0
 Week 4 **##

* versus Week 0 of experimental group.
** versus Week 0 of experimental group.
# versus week 4 of control group.
## versus week 4 of control group.