'Chemobrain' in breast carcinoma?: a prologue.

  title={'Chemobrain' in breast carcinoma?: a prologue.},
  author={Jeffrey Scott Wefel and Renato Lenzi and Rachel Leigh Theriault and Aman U. Buzdar and Scott Cruickshank and Christina A. Meyers},
  volume={101 3},
BACKGROUND Chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction in patients with breast carcinoma has been described previously. However, those studies only assessed patients' postchemotherapy cognitive functioning and were not able to determine the relation between cognitive function and other treatments, such as surgery and radiotherapy, that often precede systemic chemotherapy. METHODS Eighty-four women with breast carcinoma underwent a comprehensive neuropsychologic evaluation before receiving… CONTINUE READING
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