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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).

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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 ...

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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...

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