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Latest Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment Stories

2011-11-14 23:49:34

Women who survive breast cancer show significant neurological impairment, and outcomes appear to be significantly poorer for those treated with chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy Can Impair Speech
2011-09-08 05:46:04

Patients who have received high doses of chemotherapy may find it harder to express themselves verbally.

2011-04-12 08:06:05

A new analysis has found that childhood cancer survivors often suffer from sleep problems and fatigue, which negatively impact their attention and memory.

2011-04-11 15:49:18

A new analysis has found that childhood cancer survivors often suffer from sleep problems and fatigue, which negatively impact their attention and memory.

2010-10-04 14:24:34

People with a history of cancer have a 40 percent greater likelihood of experiencing memory problems that interfere with daily functioning, compared with those who have not had cancer.

2010-09-30 14:15:44

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center have published the first report using imaging to show that changes in brain tissue can occur in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

2010-01-11 20:55:44

A 21-gene test that predicts whether early stage breast cancer patients will benefit from chemotherapy is having a big impact on treatment decisions by patients and doctors alike.

2009-12-17 15:25:00

Researchers have developed a novel animal model showing that four commonly used chemotherapy drugs disrupt the birth of new brain cells, and that the condition could be partially reversed with the growth factor IGF-1.

2009-11-26 09:40:11

Long-term survivors of testicular cancer who were treated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy had more severe side effects, including neurological side effects and Raynaud-like phenomena, than men who were not treated with chemotherapy.

2009-11-23 17:06:18

University of Rochester study shows impact of care lingers for months.


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