Using lithium as a neuroprotective agent in patients with cancer

  title={Using lithium as a neuroprotective agent in patients with cancer},
  author={Mustafa Khasraw and David Michael Ashley and Greg Wheeler and Michael Berk},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
Neurocognitive impairment is being increasingly recognized as an important issue in patients with cancer who develop cognitive difficulties either as part of direct or indirect involvement of the nervous system or as a consequence of either chemotherapy-related or radiotherapy-related complications. Brain radiotherapy in particular can lead to significant cognitive defects. Neurocognitive decline adversely affects quality of life, meaningful employment, and even simple daily activities… CONTINUE READING
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