Cognitive effects of standard-dose chemotherapy in patients with cancer.

@article{Ahles2001CognitiveEO,
  title={Cognitive effects of standard-dose chemotherapy in patients with cancer.},
  author={Tim A. Ahles and Andrew Saykin},
  journal={Cancer investigation},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={812-20}
}
Adult cancer survivors have reported experiencing persistent changes in cognitive function following treatment with chemotherapy. Increasing evidence supports the hypothesis that standard-dose chemotherapy can produce cognitive deficits in a subgroup of adult cancer survivors. Although these cognitive changes tend to be subtle deficits in memory, concentration, and the ability to remain focused or organized, these alterations in cognitive ability can have a significant impact on patients… CONTINUE READING

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