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What is cancer-related fatigue?

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Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer and its treatment. It is not predictable by tumor type, treatment, or stage of illness. Usually, it comes on suddenly, does not result from activity or exertion, and is not relieved by rest or sleep. It is often described as "paralyzing" and may continue even after treatment is complete.

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

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American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 12, 2018

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