Information about this common side effect, tips for managing and potential interventions to reduce fatigue. therapy as a primary cause of fatigue.
This overview provides an in-depth discussion of fatigue associated with cancer, its causes and treatments, and offers ways to decrease and manage fatigue.
Fatigue Tip Sheet
This handout discusses fatigue associated with cancer and its treatments and offers tips to decrease and manage fatigue.
Feeling Tired After Treatment
Question I have felt so tired since finishing my treatment, what can I do to get some energy back? Answer Nicole Ross, RN, MSN, OCN - Radiation Oncology Nurse at Penn Medicine, responds: Fatigue is a very common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Typically, energy levels should start increasing slowly a few weeks after
Fatigue After Lung Cancer Treatment
Question My father-in-law has received chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment for small cell lung cancer in both lungs and his head. He has been told that the tumor in his lungs has been burned away with part of his lung. He is now anemic and very tired and constantly feels unwell. His doctor will not give him any medication to help even though
Dealing with Fatigue
QuestionI feel so exhausted from my treatments. What can I do to give myself more pep? Some say I should exercise, but won't I get short of breath, since after all, I have lung cancer? AnswerCharu Aggarwal, MD, MPH, Medical Oncologist at Penn Medicine, responds: Keeping fit and staying healthy is important for you while you get chemotherapy. If