External treatment of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), also known as external treatment of internal diseases,
has many advantages, such as simple, easy to operate, cost-effective and so on. Therefore, external treatment of
TCM is favored by the majority of medical workers. By consulting the domestic literature reports on the treatment
of cancer-related fatigue (CRF), it is found that the external treatment of TCM has a significant effect on the
intervention of CRF, and has a good effect on reducing fatigue, improving the quality of life and prolonging the
survival time. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the application of several external treatments in this
disease, and to provide a variety of references for clinical treatment of CRF.