The new medical term for Chemo Brain: "Cancer-therapy associated cognitive change"
Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus (Hardcover)
Dr. Dan Silverman, MD, PhD and Idelle
If you’ve undergone chemotherapy, perhaps you’re among those who’ve had trouble following the thread of a conversation or feel “less than” who you once were. Until recently, oncologists often discounted or trivialized “chemo brain.” Now, argue Silverman and Idelle Davidson, there is plenty of evidence to the contrary; thankfully, you can rest assured that you’re not alone in feeling this way—and that you can do something about it.
Calling on cutting-edge scientific research and the inspiring stories of survivors (including Davidson’s own experiences with chemotherapy and its effects), this groundbreaking book will forever change how you think about your brain after chemo. Perhaps most important, it offers much-needed strategies to improve memory and focus, and an invaluable nine-step program to help keep your brain sharp. Your Brain after Chemo gives you the coping skills to move on with your life.At Amazon $16.50
Cancer Therapies Can Affect Your Mind (Paperback)
by Ellen Clegg (Author), Dr. Steward Fleishman, MD (Forward)
The brain fog that afflicts many people who have undergone standard or high-dose chemotherapy is known as "chemobrain." In this clear, concise guide for cancer patients, survivors, families, friends, and caregivers, journalist Ellen Clegg provides the latest information on this much-discussed but poorly understood side effect of chemotherapy treatment.
on interviews with physicians and scientists who have treated and studied
this problem, Clegg explains in understandable terms how chemotherapy
works at the most basic biological level and also provides practical tips
for coping with the aftermath of chemotherapy treatment. The key areas she
for dealing with cognitive problems, fatigue, and other lingering side
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