RESEARCH Moffitt study shows evidence of chemo brain

Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center concluded in a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that women undergoing chemotherapy suffer cognitive deficits of varying severity several months afterward. Analysis indicated that women having undergone chemotherapy treatment during the previous six months performed significantly worse than women who had not undergone chemotherapy on tests of both verbal and visuospatial ability.

Large review finds some evidence for “chemo brain” in breast cancer survivors, Moffitt Cancer Center says. In Medical News Today 9-6-12

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3 responses to “RESEARCH Moffitt study shows evidence of chemo brain

  1. And how long does brain fog last?

  2. Not exactly an earth shattering study. Millions of us who’ve gone thru chemo have been saying that for years. Any word from your oncologist?
    XOXOXO,
    Brenda

  3. I have brain fog and have no chemo going on! LOL! Thinking of you today, as always, and hoping you enjoyed our dance!

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