Neurological complications of radiotherapy and chemotherapy

@article{KeimeGuibert1998NeurologicalCO,
  title={Neurological complications of radiotherapy and chemotherapy},
  author={Florence Keime-Guibert and Massimo Napolitano and J Delattre},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={245},
  pages={695-708}
}
Neurological complications of radiotherapy and chemotherapy can affect the central or peripheral nervous system. Most are dose-dependent and constitute a limiting factor in the administration of treatments. Radiation-induced neurological complications are classified as acute, early-delayed or delayed. The most important are radionecrosis and cognitive dysfunction/leukoencephalopathy. Neurotoxicity of chemotherapy is frequent and depends upon dose, type of drugs (especially cisplatin and… CONTINUE READING