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Latest Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment Stories

2006-11-30 12:01:43

New research by the University of Rochester Medical Center has found that chemotherapy drugs may be harmful to healthy brain cells.

2006-08-16 07:05:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chemotherapy drugs may cause more serious side effects for breast cancer patients under age 64 than once thought, a U.S. study released on Tuesday said.

2005-12-16 14:49:18

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one in five women with breast cancer experience fatigue after treatment with adjuvant chemotherapy -- whether standard or high-dose -- according to a report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

2005-12-01 12:36:20

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer suffer a worse quality of life than healthy women, as well as troublesome symptoms such as fatigue, but these problems -- and their quality of life -- gradually improve, a new study shows.

2005-06-07 16:58:24

Patients who take medication for cancer often find themselves with a new problem when their treatment ends.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.