Cancer related fatigue

Cancer Education

Fatigue is very common among cancer survivors. Fatigue is excessive tiredness. It is unlike the day-to-day tiredness a busy person may feel. Learning how to cope with cancer related fatigue can help people find a better quality of life.

Information for cancer survivors and their carers 



Clinical services at Peter Mac Melbourne campus 

The following services are available to Peter Mac patients in Melbourne. You may have different clinical service options if you are being treated elsewhere. Please speak with your oncology team. 

  • The Wellbeing Centre: The Wellbeing Centre is on Level 1 of the Peter Mac Melbourne building. It is a gathering place for patients, their families and carers.  It offers a variety of programs, services and education opportunities.
  • Occupational therapy: Occupational therapists can help you maximise independence, safety, comfort, and personal satisfaction. Doing so improves your sense of well-being and quality of life.  
  • Physiotherapy services: Physiotherapists and exercise physiologists can help with mobility and physical function. They can help before, during and after cancer treatment.
  • Optimisation clinic: This multidisciplinary outpatient clinic is for cancer survivors with complex needs. Services include a dietitian, psychologist, physiotherapist, and occupational therapist. Speak to your treating team to be referred to this clinic.

Other clinical services in the Parkville precinct  

Peter Mac are part of the Parkville precinct. This precinct also includes Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Women’s Hospital.  

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to tell us of any relevant services or to provide feedback. If you are being treated elsewhere you may have different clinical service options. Please speak with your oncology team.  



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