Latest Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment Stories
Chemotherapy can induce changes in the brain that may affect concentration and memory.
Growth factors shown to cure Alzheimer’s disease in a mouse model and administered to cancer patients as part of their treatment regimen were linked to significant improvements in the patients’ cognitive function following stem cell transplantation.
A Cleveland Clinic study has detected significant changes in the electroencephalogram (EEG) brain activity patterns of patients receiving chemotherapy.
Women undergoing treatment for breast cancer can experience cognitive declines, such as decreased verbal fluency or loss of memory and attention.
The largest study ever on the effect of genetic variability on the toxicity of chemotherapy in breast cancer shows that it is possible to predict which patients are most likely to suffer serious side effects.
A recent study by National University of Singapore (NUS) researchers revealed that Asian breast cancer patients who had received or were undergoing chemotherapy treatment showed symptoms of "chemobrain", in which they encounter memory loss, difficulty in decision making and speech problems.
Breast cancer survivors may have problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment, according to this study. This could occur regardless of whether they were treated with chemotherapy plus radiation or radiation only.
According to a new study, breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment.