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Another Side Effect Of Chemotherapy: 'Chemo Brain'

CHICAGO—The role of FDG-PET/CT has been validated as a diagnostic tool for chemo brain phenomenon, which may facilitate clinical diagnosis and treatment, based on a retrospective study presented Nov. 27 at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).


There are always questions on the site about that annoying thing we like to call "chemo brain." Here are a few more tips on what you can try if you are experiencing chemo brain, memory fog, or other mind-related side effects from chemotherapy or other cancer treatment. 1. Make lists and ...


7 Tips for Coping With Chemobrain

One of the most distressing problems cancer patients may face, both during and after treatment, is “chemobrain,” or “chemofog” — the inability to focus, concentrate, remember, or simply think as well as they did before their cancer diagnosis. Chemobrain is often at its worst for the first few years after a cancer diagnosis,

According to The Mayo-Clinic the definition of Chemo Brain is: Chemo brain is a common term used by cancer survivors to describe thinking and memory problems that can occur after cancer treatment. Chemo brain can also be called chemo fog, chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment or cogn...