Last updated on August 2018

To Decrease Fatigue With Light Therapy


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma | Hodgkin's Disease
  • Age: Between 18 - 70 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A history of Hodgkin or DLBCL with a survivorship of 3 years.
  • The presence of moderate to severe fatigue symptoms since diagnosis of or treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma or DLBCL.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Fatigue is explained by a somatic factor as defined in the guidelines of chronic fatigue syndrome of the Dutch internists association (NIV). When a somatic cause for fatigue is resolved by stable medication use 6 months, patients can be included in the current trial.
  • Pregnancy (until 3 months postnatal) or women who provide breast feeding
  • Extensive surgical operations in the past 3 months.
  • Current diagnosis of a psychiatric disorder (e.g. personality disorders, psychosis, bipolar disorder) which would limit participation.
  • Diagnosis of and treatment for a secondary malignancy in the past 12 months.
  • Presence of photophobia (abnormal intolerance to visual perception of light) or another eye disease that shows symptoms of photophobia (e.g. aniridia, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma).
  • Current or previous use of light therapy for more than 1 week.
  • Current employment in shift work.
  • Insufficient knowledge of the Dutch language.

Recruitment Status: Open


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