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Chemotherapy and cognitive impairment: treatment options.

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Chemotherapy has improved survival rates in patients with many of the common cancers. However, there is reliable evidence that, as a result of treatment, a subset of cancer survivors experience cognit READ MORE

Management of Cancer-related Cognitive Dysfunction- Conceptualization Challenges...

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Cancer-related cognitive dysfunction (CRCD) -- especially impairments in attention and memory -- constitutes a significant problem for cancer patients and survivors. Incidence rates of CRCD range from READ MORE

Neurologic complications of chemotherapy

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Neurologic complications of chemotherapy have been reported with increasing frequency in cancer patients as a result of aggressive antineoplastic therapy with neurotoxic agents and prolonged patient s READ MORE

Cancer and cancer-therapy related cognitive dysfunction: an international perspe...

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A subset of survivors has cognitive impairment after cancer treatment. This is generally subtle, but may be sustained. In October 2006, the second international cognitive workshop was held in Venice. READ MORE

Systemic 5-fluorouracil treatment causes a syndrome of delayed myelin destructio...

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Background Cancer treatment with a variety of chemotherapeutic agents often is associated with delayed adverse neurological consequences. Despite their clinical importance, almost nothing is known READ MORE

Change in Cognitive Function After Chemotherapy: a Prospective Longitudinal Stud...

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Some breast cancer survivors experience cognitive decline following chemotherapy. We prospectively examined changes in cognitive performance among high-risk breast cancer patients who had received hig READ MORE

Clinical patterns and biological correlates of cognitive dysfunction associated ...

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Standard oncological therapies, such as chemotherapy and cranial radiotherapy, frequently result in a spectrum of neurocognitive deficits that includes impaired learning, memory, attention, and speed READ MORE

Cancer as a Risk Factor for Long-Term Cognitive Deficits and Dementia

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ABSTRACT Previous studies have shown that cancer survivors frequently experience short-term cognitive deficits, but it is unknown how long these deficits last or whether they worsen over time. Us READ MORE
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