Brain Fog and Fatigue

The effects of blood cancer and treatment on your body are different for everyone, but many survivors experience some degree of brain fog or fatigue during their cancer experience and recovery. 

Blood cancer survivors and health care professionals helped us create resources to help you adjust to living with cognitive challenges and fatigue. In addition to these resources, always discuss health concerns with your healthcare team.  

 

 

Tools and Resources

Podcast - Cancer-Related Fatigue

Rachelle Ramsay is a Registered Nurse with her Certification in Oncology, currently working at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre on the Outpatient Systemic Treatment unit. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Rachelle began her career as an oncology nurse at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2012, and her passion for oncology has continued ...

Facing Brain Fog and Fatigue

The 'F' words…Facing Brain Fog and Fatigue

Cancer-related fatigue and brain fog are often said to be the most common and distressing symptoms reported by people living with cancer.  Learn about the two big 'F' words in cancer care and treatment along with how to manage fatigue in day to day life and self-management techniques to improve brain fog. In this presentation you will learn more about some of the big 'F' words in cancer care and treatment. ...

Adapting to Cancer-Related Fatigue

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is very common in people who have a blood cancer. It is often said to be the most common and distressing symptom reported by cancer survivors, due to its impact on daily functioning and daily quality of life.   DOWNLOAD​​     ...

Managing Chemo Brain

Some blood cancers and treatments can result in cognitive changes that affect thinking, learning, processing, or remembering information. These changes can affect many aspects of life such as the ability to work or even to do everyday tasks. DOWNLOAD​​     ...