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  • noun informal Cognitive impairment resulting from chemotherapy.

Etymologies

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chemo +‎ brain

Examples

  • Breast cancer patients were the first to report long-term chemobrain, and so far most of the research - around 100 published medical papers worldwide - have concentrated on these women.

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  • That is now changing, and cancer charities provide patient information about the possibility of long-term chemobrain before they start their treatment.

    Home | Mail Online

  • And for women who struggle with the ongoing fatigue or memory and concentration issues sometimes referred to as "chemobrain" following treatment, Syrjala urges them to seek help rather than suffer in silence.

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  • Mild cognitive impairment following chemotherapy, known as "chemobrain" or "chemofog" is one of the most commonly reported post-treatment symptoms by breast cancer survivors.

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  • You don't have to be suffering from "chemobrain" (chemotherapy-induced cognitive decline) to discern evil, iatrogenic, profit-driven forces at work here.

    TomDispatch

  • A new study confirms that "chemobrain" is a real side-effect of chemotherapy treatment, causing a decline in memory and other cognitive functions ...

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  • A new study confirms that "chemobrain" is a real side-effect of chemotherapy treatment, causing a decline in memory and other cognitive functions ...

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  • A new study says the incidence of "chemobrain," a widely reported side effect in women undergoing tr ...

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • A new study confirms that "chemobrain" is a real side-effect of chemotherapy treatment, causing a decline in memory and other cognitive functions ...

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  • A new study confirms that "chemobrain" is a real side-effect of chemotherapy treatment, causing a decline in memory and other cognitive functions ...

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