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Re: cancer-related fatigue—pharmacological interventions: systematic review and network meta-analysis
  1. Kyle Taheny1,
  2. Bridget Johnston2 and
  3. Karen Ryan3,4
  1. 1Palliative Care, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  2. 2Centre for Health Policy & Management, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  3. 3Palliative Care, St Francis Hospice, Dublin, Ireland
  4. 4Palliative Care, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin 7, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kyle Taheny, Palliative Care, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin D07 R2WY, Ireland; kyletaheny{at}gmail.com

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Dear editors

We read with great interest the article entitled ‘Cancer-related fatigue—pharmacological interventions: systematic review and network meta-analysis’ by Chow et al1 published in Online First BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. As the authors have highlighted, there is no consensus on recommendations for pharmacological interventions to treat cancer-related fatigue. We also agree with them that much of the uncertainty is driven by the absence of data, in particular comparator studies, and that high-quality evidence is required to …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

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