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Cancer and Fatigue

Cancer and Fatigue: Video Series

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​People with cancer often have fatigue. It is the most common symptom. It is not like normal fatigue. Cancer-related fatigue does not get better with rest or sleep. There are things that can help cancer-related fatigue. These videos will give you helpful tips to live well despite having cancer-related fatigue. This video series was created by patients and cancer experts.

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An introduction to the 2 cancer survivors you will get to know in this series and some background on cancer-related fatigue.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Module 1: Find Support and Be Patient

Ed and Sandi’s stories highlight the importance of finding support and being patient when managing cancer-related fatigue.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Module 2: Pace Yourself

Ed and Sandi’s stories highlight the importance of pacing, planning and prioritizing when dealing with cancer-related fatigue.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Module 3: Managing Your Stress

Ed and Sandi’s stories highlight how stress can add to cancer-related fatigue and what you can do to lower stress levels.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Module 4: Be Active

Ed and Sandi’s stories highlight how important physical activity is when dealing with cancer-related fatigue.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Module 5: Eating Well

Ed and Sandi’s stories highlight how good nutrition can help improve cancer-related fatigue.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Conclusion

Ed and Sandi talk about where they are now despite cancer-related fatigue.

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Current as of: January 27, 2017

Author: CancerControl, Alberta Health Services