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How does someone assess cancer-related fatigue?

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Keep a diary for one week to identify the time of day when you are either most fatigued or have the most energy. Note what you think may be contributing factors.

Be alert to your personal warning signs of fatigue. Signs may include whole-body tiredness unrelieved by sleep, decreased energy or a lack of energy, mental and emotional exhaustion, inability to concentrate, weakness, or malaise.

From: Coping With Cancer-Related Fatigue WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 12, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 12, 2018

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