More than just “chemo brain”- cancer affects memory too

Dec 26, 2017 by

New research out of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care in Toronto indicates that cognitive problems often attributed to chemotherapy (“chemo brain”) may actually start earlier with the development of cancer tumors....

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Chemo drugs can cause changes in plasticity

Aug 3, 2013 by

It’s long been known that chemo has side effects, but recent studies found that there is a prevalence of neurological effects, including seizures, vascular complications, mood disorders, peripheral neuropathies and cognitive dysfunctions. It even changes the plasticity of the...

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Study shows chemo causes changes to the brain

Apr 23, 2013 by

If chemotherapy has made you feel like you’re in a brain fog, you’ll be happy to hear that it’s NOT all in your head! A new study of breast cancer patients who had recently undergone treatments found that there...

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Brain training helps reverse “chemo brain”

Oct 7, 2012 by

Brain training has been shown to help breast cancer-related memory loss and mental slowness. A study from Indiana University found that brain training helped processing speed and memory performance for breast cancer survivors who had undergone chemo....

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