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More than one third of all breast cancer survivors experience post-treatment cognitive issues, but researchers from UCLA are working on a new rehab program designed to help those women deal with and eventually overcome the condition known as “chemo brain".
For many years, breast cancer patients have reported experiencing difficulties with memory, concentration and other cognitive functions following cancer treatment.
Quality of life in younger patients treated for breast cancer is seriously compromised and these women suffer from severe psychological distress, infertility, premature menopause, a decrease in physical activity and weight gain.
ACE inhibitors, commonly used to control high blood pressure and heart failure in women, may be associated with an increased risk of recurrence in women who have had breast cancer, according to a study by researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
An intervention program designed to promote screening for colorectal cancer â€“ and thereby decrease the number of cancers diagnosed - failed to increase screening rates in the managed care setting, a UCLA study has found.