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In most studies done on chemo brain, medical science has looked at the indications of cell damage, shrinkage of white and grey matter within the brain and possible hormone imbalances as causes of PCCI. (post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment)
Over the past few months, a number of headlines in The New York Times have stumped me. Tomatoes Have Devastated American Indian Families in Oklahoma U.S. Workers Are Grounded by Deep Cats Wall Saint Banks Woo Children of Chinese Leaders Of course, those weren’t actually the headlines The Times had written. But why am I […]
When my mother was treated for inflammatory breast cancer 20 years ago, I watched as she forgot appointments, where she had put her keys, and whether or not she had taken her medications. Once she even put a chicken still in its wrapping into the oven and didn’t realize the mistake until the plastic began […]
Cleveland Clinic: Neurofeedback Improves ‘Chemo Brain’ in Cancer Patients
204 February 2014
(Cleveland, Ohio) — Neurofeedback, also known as EEG biofeedback or neurotherapy, has the potential to reduce or even reverse the cognitive impairment associated with chemotherapy, according to the results of a pilot study. Patients using neurofeedback showed significant improvement, over the course of 3 testing phases, in cognitive function, quality of life, perceived impairment, use […]
Study Finds Scientific Basis for ‘Chemo Brain’ in Breast Cancer Patients
204 February 2014
While breast cancer patients often report difficulties with memory, concentration and other cognitive functions following treatment, there’s been a debate in the medical community as to whether this mental fogginess is psychosomatic or a symptom of changes in brain function. Now, a new study has shown a correlation between poorer performance on neuropsychological tests and […]