A new study reports a strong association between high levels of physical activity and the ability to maintain cognitive function in breast cancer patients who received chemotherapy.
Researchers have identified the 3D structure of a brain receptor that causes vomiting and nausea as a result of chemotherapy treatments for cancer. The same receptor also plays a critical role in pain perception, migraines and chronic itching.
A new study reports inflammation in the blood may play a role in cognitive problems following chemotherapy. Researchers report identifying the inflammatory biomarkers and reducing inflammation may prevent some of the symptoms of chemo brain.
Chemotherapy is often blamed for memory loss and cognitive problems in cancer survivors. However, new research published in Neuroscience challenges this belief. Researchers report cognitive impairments, often referred to as Chemo Fog, may actually start as the tumor grows and develops.
Many breast cancer survivors report cognitive problems following treatment. New research from UCSD finds breast cancer survivors who increase physical activity and embark on regular exercise experience improved mental processing.
The release and uptake of dopamine and serotonin becomes sluggish in rat brains following chemotherapy, researchers report.
Researchers report children who received chemotherapy alone for acute lymphoblastic leukemia remain at risk for attention and learning problems after the treatment ends.