Cancer-related fatigue: Working together to improve patient quality of life

Launched: December 6, 2019
Length: 19 minutes
Presenter: Dr Scott North, MD, FRCPC, MHPE

Webinar overview: If you are being treated for prostate cancer, you may feel fatigued (very tired or exhausted) and it may interfere with your daily activities. Dr Scott North, a medical oncologist, wants to help. He discusses the most common causes of cancer-related fatigue and explains how doctors and their patients are treating it without medication using a personalized approach. He also introduces a new fatigue management program called My Cancer Fatigue Action Plan, created for people with cancer and caregivers that can be used at home.


Dr North is the director of medical oncology at the Cross Cancer Institute and a professor in the department of oncology, faculty of medicine and dentistry at the University of Alberta. His clinical practice is focused exclusively on genitourinary oncology. He is an active clinician, teacher and researcher.
Dr Scott North
Dr Scott North

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