Cancer-Related Fatigue

Among the indications experienced by the cancer sufferers, Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) is extremely upsetting. Cancer-related fatigue noticeably weakens the merit of life and the ability to execute physical activities of various patients suffering from cancer (Horneber, Fischer, Dimeo, Rüffer & Weis, 2012).

Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) can originate at any time during the journey of the illness. It can arise prior to diagnosis of the ailment or it can start in the course of the cure. It can also appear after many years of the termination of cancer therapy or when the ailment repeats itself or develops. The signs of cancer related fatigue can be short term, but they can be long term too. Even in certain patients, the indications of Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) persist for many years after the therapy ends. It has been revealed through various researches that usually, the medical practitioners become unsuccessful to get feedback from the cancer sufferers methodically regarding the indications and manifestations of cancer-related fatigue (Horneber et al., 2012). Thus, the teams conducting therapy of the patients do not recognize the level of pressure and damage created by CRF and as a result, underrate the requirement for curing CRF. Cancer related fatigue is an important problem which causes harm to the cancer sufferers socially, physically and psychologically. It is essential for the doctors to know about the method to identify and cure CRF.


The aim of the evidence-based project is to formulate an exercise plan for the young cancer sufferers to minimize the impacts of cancer related fatigue and reinforce the standard of lives of the cancer patients. This plan will be implemented at regional and national level to attain the maximum benefits. Following groups will benefit from this project.

· Cancer sufferers

· Healthcare organizations

· Physicians

· Funders

· Patients’ families

The execution of the project will reinforce the communication between the cancer patients and the physicians.

PICOT Question

In cancer sufferers aged 24 and older, how does an evidence-based exercise program comparative to those not involving in physical activity reduce the level of CRF and inflate the physical activity level alongside enhancing merit of life?

Objectives and Aim of the Project

The project is designed to analyze the positive impacts of evidenced-based exercise program upon the symptoms of fatigue in adult cancer sufferers. The central goal of the project is to offer an evidenced based activity plan for the adult cancer sufferers to decrease the damaging impacts of cancer related fatigue and improve the standard of life (Huether, Abott, Cullen, Cullen & Gaarde, 2016). The results/outcomes of the evidence-based exercise program will be determined through the feedback from the adult cancer patients. Particular questionnaires will be designed to gain feedback from the participants. Initially, questionnaires will be filled by the patients to determine the intensity of the fatigue and after the execution of the intervention, feedback will be taken to compare the outcomes.