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The Unexpected Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Learn about some lesser-known side effects from cancer treatment including falling caused by peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, hormone and sexual changes, and short-term memory problems (chemo brain).

Patient on left in chemotherapy infusion chair talking to nurse

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Is Chemo Brain Real?

Cancer treatments like chemotherapy may cause cognitive changes, which experts call “chemo brain.” Learn how Memorial Sloan Kettering experts help patients with this condition.

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Behavioral Psychologist Tim Ahles Discusses Cognitive Changes Associated with Cancer Treatment

Problems with cognitive function can significantly impact a person’s quality of life after cancer treatment. New research is focused on the link between cancer treatment and cognitive changes.

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