Post Archives tagged ‘cognitive dysfunction’

Chemobrain: War, Then Peace

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 by

Chemobrain is real. Ask any patient receiving or who has received chemotherapy. Some of us recover fully from the cognitive dysfunction resulting from toxic chemicals dripped into our bodies. Others do not. And some, like me, recover a bit after treatment but never seem to quite regain their mental sharpness and stamina and focus. For me, chemobrain has been a sad, frustrating reminder of cancer. Continue reading the story "Chemobrain: War, Then Peace"

Book Review: Your Brain After Chemo

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by

Your Brain After Chemo Validation This is what many cancer patients and survivors will feel while reading the excellent book Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus. Written by Dan Silverman, MD, PhD, and award-winning journalist and breast cancer survivor Idelle Davidson, this book validates what cancer patients and survivors have Continue reading the story "Book Review: Your Brain After Chemo"