Table 2: A Summary of Symptoms Identified and Categorized According to Clear Descriptions

The Symptoms/Forms of Distress Most Frequently Expressed, in Frequency Order
  • Fatigue
  • Changed bowel habits
  • Affected mental well-being
  • Nausea and Loss of appetite
  • Neurological problems
  • Distressing pain
  • Altered body
  • Skin and mucous membrane problems
  • Affected sexual life
Barriers to Reporting
  • Stress level of the staff
  • Lack of time
  • Emotional concerns are hard to talk about