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The article discusses how cancer and cancer therapy often lead to extreme fatigue and offers practical tips to conserve energy during these times. It suggests planning ahead for daily activities, modifying the home for efficiency, scheduling household tasks, shopping smartly, preparing meals with convenience foods, and delegating tasks like childcare and housework when possible. It also advises on workplace adjustments and leisure activities, emphasizing the importance of balancing activity with rest to avoid becoming overly tired. Additionally, it mentions a resource for managing cancer-related fatigue, offering monthly workshops through the UCSF Patient and Family Cancer Support Center.

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Palliative Care: Easing Non-Pain Physical Symptoms

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