Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Patients' symptom scores on the EORTC QLQ-C30.

Symptom scalesExperimental group ( )Control group ( )

Fatigue
 Week 0
 Week 4 **##

Pain
 Week 0
 Week 4

Sleep disturbance
 Week 0
 Week 4 **##

Appetite loss
 Week 0
 Week 4 *#

Constipation
 Week 0
 Week 4

Diarrhea
 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.