Fatigue | Breast Cancer Network Australia - fatigue in breast cancer

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Fatigue is extreme tiredness and exhaustion. It doesn't always go away with rest or sleep and may affect you physically and emotionally.

Fatigue is a common and disabling symptom in breast cancer patients and survivors. A rather nebulous concept, fatigue overlaps with sleepiness and depressed.

Fatigue is the most common side effect of breast cancer treatment. Some doctors estimate that 9 out of 10 people experience some fatigue.