Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Fatigue Scale (FACIT-Fatigue)

Cella D


Basic description

Developed in 1997

The Fatigue specific module supplement the core questionnaire FACT-G and may be administered with the FACT-G (FACT-F) or without the FACT-G (FACIT-Fatigue).


Cella D

Copyright 1987-1997. Questionnaires and all related subscales, translations, and adaptations are owned and copyrighted by David Cella.
To assess specific quality of life concerns related to fatigue in cancer patients
Therapeutic area
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Neoplasms
Therapeutic indication
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Generic for Neoplasms
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English
59 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Cella D. The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Anemia (FACT-An) Scale: a new tool for the assessment of outcomes in cancer anemia and fatigue. Semin Hematol. 1997 Jul;34(3 Suppl 2):13-9 (PubMed Abstract)

Cella D. Lai JS, Chang CH. Peterman A. Slavin M. Fatigue in cancer patients compared with fatigue in the general United States population. Cancer 2002;94:528-38 (Full text article)

Cella D, Eton DT, Lai J-S et al. Combining anchor and distribution based methods to derive minimal clinically important differences on the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy anaemia and fatigue scales. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002; 24: 547-561 (PubMed abstract)

Yellen SB, Cella OF, Webster K, Blendowski C, Kaplan E. Measuring fatigue and other anemia-related symptoms with the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT) Measurement System. J Pain Symptom Manage 1997; 13:63-74 (Full text article)

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