Living with Cancer-Related Fatigue

No matter the type of cancer, there are some common experiences when it comes to symptoms of cancer and side effects of treatment. Fatigue is one of the most common side effects that people have to cope with across our oncology communities. For many, adjusting to life with chronic fatigue can be difficult because it can require drastic changes to your daily routine or feeling like you can't participate in activities you once loved. Some find that keeping a positive attitude and finding new ways to stay physically and mentally active are helpful in coping with their fatigue.

Tips for managing cancer-related fatigue

  • Stay active when possible
  • Eat well and stay hydrated
  • Don't be afraid to ask for help
  • Speak up to your doctor
  • Rest when needed

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