Chemobrain: is systemic chemotherapy neurotoxic?

  title={Chemobrain: is systemic chemotherapy neurotoxic?},
  author={S. Taillibert and D. Voillery and C. Bernard-Marty},
  journal={Current Opinion in Oncology},
  • S. Taillibert, D. Voillery, C. Bernard-Marty
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Oncology
  • Purpose of review The existence of chemobrain has become almost universally accepted, although many details of the concept are controversial. Data about the different types of cognitive impairment and their duration are not always consistent in the literature. We still do not know which cytotoxic agents are responsible, which characteristics make patients vulnerable, and which biologic mechanisms are involved. Recent findings Through this review of the recent literature, we provide an… CONTINUE READING
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