Last week the New York Times had an article on chemobrain - chemotherapy patients with severe brain fog. Now there's this on the fatigued post-cancer patients - and there's a lot of them. Unfortunately most of the interest is focused on none other than CBT; our legacy for other severely fatigued patients. Hopefully the cancer researchers will at some point get beyond this 'phase' and really start to work at this problem. That could provide some hope - there are alot of post-cancer patients who are in really bad shape even though their cancer is gone. 1: Cancer Nurs. 2009 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print] Fatigue-Based Subgroups of Breast Cancer Survivors With Insomnia. interestingly 25% of women of the women with insomnia were okay. The rest were exhausted and tired. I don't think anyone thinks that the insomnia is the cause of their fatigue - it's just another symptom.