Insomnia in cancer patients is so common and can be dangerous.
Insomnia is characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep. Several factors can lead to chronic sleep disturbances, from pain to anxiety.
People experiencing insomnia have one or more of the following symptoms: having trouble falling and staying asleep and going back to sleep, waking up often during the night, not feeling rested in the morning or feeling tired during the day, experiencing restlessness or anxiety at bedtime.
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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment.